Butâ€¦the decedent cannot sell the property so it needs to be determined who can. Ownership cannot be transferred to a buyer (new owner) until the current owner is determined.
If you are the rightful owner you can sell the property but you will have to furnish proof of ownership in order to close the sale.
Did the deceased leave a will? Was the property held in a trust? Did the deceased die without a will?
If you donâ€™t know the answer to those questions â€“ and even if you do know the answers â€“ you probably need the help of an attorney.
If you are using a Realtor to sell the house, the Realtor should be able to guide you to a title company and/or attorney for assistance.
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