Ask a Question Series – Part 1 of 7:
Can I sell the house, now that I have been appointed Personal Representative?
- Once you have been appointed personal representative of an estate in Maryland you have the authority to sale the real estate in your mother’s estate.
- The sell of the house must be reasonable when viewed against the real estate conditions in the area, market price and the condition of the property.
- If the property has a mortgage, keep the payments current, if possible. It is not uncommon for lenders to begin foreclosure proceedings within weeks of a missed payment.
This Ask a Question Series will return soon with part 2 of 7.
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