Archive for September, 2018

Inheriting a House in Austin, TX

Posted on: September 24th, 2018 by , No Comments

Inheriting a house is a bittersweet experience. While you’ve gained new property that can drastically improve your standard of living, you’ve also lost a loved one. Making rational and financially sound decisions while you’re grieving can seem impossible, especially if you’re inheriting a house from a parent. Yet, with knowledge, guidance, and a little planning, you can make positive life changes in the wake of a heartbreaking loss. Inheriting a

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What is Probate on a House in My Area?

Posted on: September 17th, 2018 by , No Comments

Introduction to Probate on a House in If you have inherited a house, or became an executor/executrix of a will, you need to know what probate on a house is? This is a legal process. Probate on a house is intended to prove that the will outlines the last wishes of the deceased. If claims against the will arise they will be dealt with through the probate process. Probate on a

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What is an Affidavit of Heirship?

Posted on: September 10th, 2018 by , No Comments

Wondering what is a affidavit of heirship? In this article, I’ll explain what it means and how it’s used to sell an inherited house when a will does not exist. I will also provide you with several affidavit samples you can use to draft your form. What is a affidavit of heirship? A declaration and an identifier of the heirs of a deceased person. As simple as that. With an affidavit form,

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Can You Sell a House Before Probate in Texas?

Posted on: September 4th, 2018 by , No Comments

Selling a House Before Probate Many residents of find themselves looking for information about selling a house before probate. This is either because they have inherited a house through a will or have been named as executor in this document. This is a situation that raises the need to find answers to several important questions. One of those important questions is “can you sell a house before probate is granted?”

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Can You Sell a House Without Probate in Texas?

Posted on: September 1st, 2018 by , No Comments

In this article, I will explain everything you need to know about selling a house without probate. We will also look at how probate works, how you can sell a house before and without probate and how Affidavit of Heirship, Small Estate Affidavit and Judicial Determination of Heirship work. But, first thing’s first. What is a probate? First, let’s look at what a probate sale means. The dictionary identifies several meanings

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