Q: Hi, Can an executor lower the selling price on the decedent's house without first discussing with the beneficiary heirs?
My impression is the executor is supposed to do all possible to preserve the estate value. Decreasing the house price by 20% does not seem to be in line with this.
A: The answer depends on many issues and the main factor would be was the original price within the price range of other houses which are similar and that are for sale in the area. If you need more information I suggest you setup a consultation with an experienced lawyer.
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