When a loved one passes away, you may understandably need appropriate time to grieve and mourn. One of the things that you may have inherited and need to take care of now that they have passed away is their home. Sometimes, owning another home can be a great blessing, but it can also be an unwanted burden. To avoid the burden and keep your happy memories of the home, you may choose to sell the property.
Before you decide to do anything with a deceased loved one’s home, you should first remove any special or valuable belongings. This may include artwork, furniture, and other sentimental pieces around the home. If the deceased person has left detailed instructions in their will about these types of pieces, these things should be distributed to their rightful inheritors. If there were no instructions left in the will or you don’t know yet what to do with the belongings, you could store them in your own home or a storage unit.
After removing any important belongings, you should assess the value of the home. This estimate will be affected by the condition of the home, where the home is located, and the value of other properties in the neighborhood. In addition to getting a monetary value on the home, you should also think about what the home’s value is to you. Is the home a valuable asset or a nice place to remember your loved one? Contrarily, is the home a burden and a painful reminder of your deceased loved one? How you feel about the home and whether or not you would be able to use it will help you determine if you should keep it.
If you decide that selling the home is the best option for you, you should look into selling it as-is. When you sell a home as-is, you don’t have to worry about doing any renovations or repairs. This takes a lot of the stress out of selling a home. You can sell a home as-is to a cash home buying company.
If you do decide to sell your deceased loved one’s home, remember that you don’t need to feel guilty about it. Different lifestyles and circumstances make it more difficult to maintain and own a home that wasn’t yours to begin with. Your loved one would want you to be happy and not stressed about taking care of their home.
To start the quick and simple process of selling your loved one’s home as-is, reach out to Taggart Property here today.