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My husband has died and left me a house in Atlanta Georgia.

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I am a philippine citizen...
My husband has died and left me a house in Atlanta Georgia. I am a philippine citizen residing in Manila. Can I continue to own this real estate in USA?
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Hello. My name is***** am a US licensed attorney and I will be happy to answer your question.
I am sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation.
Please note, I cannot comment on your specific situation, as this services is only limited to general information and for any legal advice / legal service you should contact your local attorney.

Generally, a foreign citizen can own a real estate property in the United States, regardless of whether the foreign citizen has a US visa, green card or US citizenship.

I wish you the best of luck!

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