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I am the executor to my uncles estate. He owned a home with

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I am the executor to my uncles estate. He owned a home with no mortgage and lived in a nursing home until he passed. He ran out of personal funds and went on medicaid to help pay the nursing home, as his monthly pension and soctal security was about 2k short a month. His real estate taxes went unpaid for several years. The house did not sell and now the county has given me notice that they will auction the house off. I don't know what to do. He owes back taxes, medicaid wants their money and also the nursing home has unpaid bills. Should I try to sell the house to one of those companies that advertise that they buy houses in any condition? The house hasn't been lived in for 10+ years
JA: Is this a fixed-rate or adjustable-rate mortgage?
Customer: There is no mortgage on the house
JA: Where is the property located?
Customer: Southampton County VA
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Just want some input on whether to try to sell or let them auction it.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome. I am working on your answer and will be right back!

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.

Is the property worth more than the claimed debts?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Maybe, not sure. Southampton County is a depressed County. I don't think there would be that much equity left, if any.
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.

I think that is the issue, I would have it appraised for free by a broker to determine if its worth letting it go, or getting involved more and trying to salvage some equity!

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.

that is a practical way to proceed!

Kindly let me know if that is fast and clear.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Your site stated free, $5, $49 and now an additional $59. Sorry, but I'm not paying the $59 additional funds.
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.

Not a problem. The $59 is for a call, which we have not done. Its just the initial $49

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.

is that alright?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.

Great, kindly rate me 5 stars, and if I may clarify anything now or later let me know. Happy to.