I’ve Inherited A Home – Now What?

If you find yourself in a position where you have inherited a home, your first call should be to Bakalar & Associates, estate planning attorneys in Coral Springs, Florida. Our experienced team of dedicated attorneys can answer any questions you have, help you with formal paperwork, and explore tax options and penalties with you. They can assist you as you make future plans (e.g., selling the home, turning it in to a rental property) and support you as you negotiate any current liens on the property (e.g., mortgage).

Transfer of ownership through wills and trusts can be complicated and errors can have significant implications; allowing a trusted estate planning attorney to handle your case can ensure that all paperwork is filed and submitted in a timely manner. The professionals at Bakalar & Associates will ensure the appropriate legal steps are taken as you begin ownership of your new property. Perhaps you need to understand the implications of inheriting a home with a mortgage or how to sell the home and appropriately account for the proceeds? Florida law can be complicated, and when working with the legal system, you need an experienced advocate on your side to assist you in navigating the ins and outs. Our estate planning attorneys can assist in each step of the process. As a result, you’ll feel comfortable and certain that you have taken all the right steps to protect your property and your rights. Contact us now for more information and to learn how we can assist you.

You can always try to manage the transfer and potential disposal of property on your own. However, you open yourself to unnecessary risk. Additionally, errors in paperwork and processes can result in significant delays. Our experienced attorneys will review your ownership options with you and with their support, you will take the legal steps to secure and protect your new property. Contact our office today to discuss your available options.