Five Ways To Deal With Selling Inherited Property

At the risk of giving our loyal readers too many numbers to deal with too soon, there are basically three steps in selling inherited property, but only two of them are financial. Step one is to [...]

Letting Go – Inherited Real Property

“A man’s Self is the sum total of all that he CAN call his, not only his body and his psychic powers, but his clothes, and his house, his wife and children, his ancestors and friends, his [...]

Emotional Issues in Selling Inherited Property

Nearly all residential real estate transactions involve both a financial and an emotional component. For example, a motivated seller might take less money and a needy buyer might be willing to [...]

More People Putting Off Wills and Trusts, Hurting Heirs of Inherited Property

The latest numbers are in, and they are not good for potential heirs in Massachusetts. According to a June 2016 Google Consumer Survey, less than 29 percent of Americans have up-to-date wills. [...]

Unfortunate Inherited Property Fates Are Often Avoidable

I want to write on a topic that can be divisive and emotional. Over years of experience in the real estate and rehabbing fields, I have seen this scenario play out more than a few times: when a [...]

No End in Sight For Prince Nelson’s Estate

Prince Rogers Nelson, known to his fans as Prince, passed away on April 21, 2016 in Carver County, Minnesota at his estate, Paisley Park. Largely because the singer died without a will or trust, [...]

Aftermath of Prince Nelson’s Death Highlights Heirship Disputes

All the people who claim to be Prince’s heirs must provide sworn testimony to support their claims, according to a Carver County, Minnesota district judge. The judge’s order requires prospective [...]

Partition Actions in New Hampshire

Occasionally, despite the best efforts of everyone involved, the heirs cannot agree how to dispose of property. In most of these situations, there are an even number of joint heirs to a piece of [...]