Building a Better World through Animal Rescue

At Nicholas Realty, we practice Giving While Living — a philanthropic approach by which we actively devote our money, skills and time to make a difference while we are alive. This philosophy of giving guides our team, professionally and personally, as we work together to help build a better world. One important component of our Giving While Living efforts is animal rescue. Promoting the well-being of...

Tips for Buying a Probate Property

After months of house-hunting, you’ve finally found the perfect home. There’s just one catch. The property is a probate sale. To maximize your chance to get the house of your dreams, you’ll need the help of an experienced probate real estate agent.   Unlike a regular real estate agent, a probate real estate agent can ensure that you comply with requirements related...

Selling Probate Property Located in Another State or Country

Selling probate property can be challenging, even in ideal circumstances, but when your property is located in another state or country, those challenges increase significantly! If this is you, consider the following questions:  Do you have the free time and flexibility to oversee a remote probate real estate transaction from start to finish?  How will you manage your loved...

Probate Real Estate Agent

Why Sell Through a Probate Real Estate Agent?

While selling a home may seem like a straightforward process to most of us, selling real estate through probate or trust is a very different situation — one that involves court-regulated guidelines on the preparation, marketing, bidding, negotiation, and ultimate sale of the property. To ensure a smooth sales process that meets the court’s requirements, it’s important to engage the services of a...

Save time and money with a probate real estate agent

When a loved one passes, it’s easy for a family to feel overwhelmed by the legal and financial affairs that must be addressed. And if the deceased has not left a will, his or her heirs will need to oversee “probate” — a legal, court-supervised process that ensures property and possessions are given to the proper beneficiaries, and any taxes or debts owed are paid in full. While probate issues can...

Common issues in handling probate matters

When it comes to buying or selling probate properties, it helps to know what to expect during the process. Here are the common issues experienced by buyers and sellers of probate properties: Common buyer experiences Probate properties, which are often sold below market value, have the potential to become solid real estate investments. Buyers who are new to the probate process may encounter these...

Unique attractions in and around San Bernardino, CA

Situated along Route 66 – one of the most iconic roads in the world – is San Bernardino, a large Inland Empire city that’s home to a variety of attractions. Living in San Bernardino gives you an access pass to the amazing activities that make the city a hub of entertainment and culture. Here are the ones worth checking out: Unofficial McDonald’s Museum 1398 North East Street, San...

Don’t make these mistakes when selling probate properties

Selling a probate property is very different from selling a traditional home. The probate process, which involves managing the deceased individual’s affairs, can be intimidating and fairly tricky to understand. As an executor or administrator of an estate, it’s important to understand how the process works, especially when it comes to selling these particular types of real estate. If you’re in the...

How to look for homes on probate

Probate properties can be a great investment. Since they are sold below market value, these homes also have a much lower sales price as compared to other standard homes for sale in their area. Upon making repairs and renovations on these, you can resell them at a higher price. Here’s what you need to know about probate properties and how to find them. What are probate properties? When a person...

The nuances of handling a house in probate

Some of the most attractive value-for-money real estate purchases available to Californians right now are probate sales. These are properties not legally owned by any individual but, rather, by the beneficiaries of a deceased owner. The said deceased individual did not prepare a will stating the rightful heirs to their property upon death. Without a will to base ownership on, real estate assets of...

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