Probate is the process of examining and transferring the assets of a deceased person’s estate. A probate court often examines a property owner’s assets when he dies. The court makes the ultimate decision on how assets are divided and distributed to beneficiaries. Frequently, this will include real estate.
Most standard house insurance plans provide that if a property is left unoccupied for more than a specified length of time, generally 30 to 90 days depending on the policy, coverage will be lowered or even cancelled. In this case, it’s usually a good idea to get unoccupied house insurance coverage.
A vacant house will require specialized home insurance during probate since the danger of damage from basic maintenance concerns like water leaks, and the chance of break-in and vandalism is increased.…Continue reading