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Asheville Probate Process for Houses

Buncombe County Courthouse
Buncombe County Courthouse

Government officials are in their positions to serve and to help us. Despite their best intentions and desires to help, it can seem that working with and through them can add frustration to any process. This is especially true when working through the Asheville Probate process for houses. We have put together some information and hope that it can and will be of benefit. This by no means is mean to be all inclusive, rather more of a starting point.

So what is probate anyway?

Probate is a legal way of administering the property of a deceased person (decedent) if the person never left a will or if the will had specific instructions on how his or her property was to be administered after they are dead. In other words, the process is overseen by the court to protect the deceased party and ensure that their will, assets, and wishes are distributed and interpreted correctly.

How to begin the Asheville Probate Process for Houses

The probate process begins after a person dies. Soon after this, the seller is expected to inform the court. Once the court is informed they will ask the administrator of the estate to help fulfill the will and or take care of any outstanding debts. In this scenario we are focusing on the Asheville probate process for houses. There are two options for the estate or for the administrator to make; 1. Keep the house 2. Sell the house. Before making a final decision on which route you plan on going make sure to check with the clerk of courts to confirm that you have the ability to do either one. If you decide that selling the house is the best fit you can Click the link here, fill out the form and we’ll help you get started now. If you prefer to go a more traditional route you can reach out to a real estate agent here in the area, if you want a recommendation on who to speak with reach out to us and we would be happy to put you in contact with a couple of different agents.

Okay, I decided to sell my property, now what?

The first thing to do is to make a decision on how and when you want to sell the property. Are you wanting to clean up the property and give it new life to list it on the market or are you wanting to sell the home in ‘As-Is’ condition? Once that decision is made it changes who your buyer can or might be. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions on what those differences might be.

Want to sell your house in Asheville fast (and securely)?

We have been in this industry for years and our reputation speaks for itself. If you are interested in choosing us as your partner in Asheville, please contact us through our website form, our social media pages, as well as giving us a call at 828-222-6443. For immediate assistance, you can leave an email message on our site and we will call you within the shortest possible time. In addition, you can leave a text message and we shall respond as soon as we possibly can!

We are always here to help walk you through the Asheville Probate Process for Houses, we look forward to speaking with you. 🙂

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