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Hi I take it that your Nan did not leave a Will. If she did, it is the Executor of the Will who needs to apply for a Grant of Probate to her estate. If she left no Will and as you are the next of kin, you need to apply for a grant of Letters of Administration to her estate. You can do this in person by going to the nearest Probate Registry and getting the necessary forms, or you can ask a solicitor to do it for you. The Grant will be your authority to sell the property.
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