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Los Angeles County Probate Sales

Selling probate real estate in Los Angeles County is complex. If you haven’t done this before you most likely won’t know exactly how it works. This is where the Harb and Co. Team can help. As probate real estate experts we will guide you each step of the way to ensure your Los Angeles County probate sale goes smoothly.

Los Angeles Probate Administrators face a multitude of duties.
Everything from filing the probate petition to handling creditors. You will be itemizing the assets subject to probate and filing income taxes. As if that were not enough, now you must deal with the heirs. In addition, the selling of all personal and real property becomes your responsibility as well.

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First Things First: Do I need to Hire a Probate Real Estate Expert?
The process of selling real estate through probate is a court-regulated process. It requires careful monitoring and adherence to all rules. Deadlines are exacting, paperwork is specialized and the Los Angeles Probate Court’s direction must be followed throughout the marketing, offer review, negotiation and escrow process.  Why should you hire a Los Angeles probate real estate expert?

How Long is the Probate Process? Los Angeles Probate sales involve the handling of an estate when someone, such as a family member or other loved one, passes. Probate ensures that any outstanding creditors are paid and assets properly distributed to heirs and descendants. The probate process typically takes three to six months, and sometimes longer.

What’s the Difference Between Full and Limited Authority?
Full Authority (Independent Administration of Estates Act or IAEA). A Full Authority Sale is more streamlined than Limited Authority.  The Full Authority Sale of real property is allowed without direct court oversight. There are some, minimal requirements of the Los Angeles Probate Court which differentiates it from a Limited Authority Sale.

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Probate Case Study: Overwhelmed by Bills
Often bills are piling up and Harb and Co. can help with that too.

Common Probate Questions and Answers
Handling probate is time consuming and complex. To help you with the process Harb and Co. have compiled these Los Angeles Probate Questions and Answers

Real Estate Terminology – Probates, Living Trusts, Conservatorships 
A glossary of common probate terms