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Is there a Nigerian prince involved in this somewhere? Hope this worked out well.
You need a good real estate attorney to handle this and, depending on how recently the deceased owner passed, possibly a good estate attorney as well. Good luck!
I sold one last year to an American citizen living in Australia and her South African husband ,who had just past, it was a long drawn out affair ....
well beyond MY paygrade!!!!
Good time to call a real estate attorney.
I have not been involved in this specific situation. However, many transactions require quite a few steps and multiple signatures and time. Keep a checklist and keep following up.
Never one that complicated, but I find there is usually a way to get it done. It may take more effort and coordinating factors, but the reward and experience will be worth it. Let us know how you do!
Foreign national will need to go to a US embassy to be notarized. See if title co will allow power of attorney. FATCO is my preferred - do you have a title rep and escrow officer you know well enough to go the extra mile here? Is there probate for the desceased owner? How many children does deceased owner have and are they all in agreement? Out of state not so terrible but they need to cooperate
I've had similar challenging situations. Of course it can be done. It will take time, patience, and some dedicated work to make it happen. Focus on the positive.
I have dealt with estate sales involving 3-4 siblings who were not overseas and they were challenging enough. ;-) I think an attorney may be necessary in this case.
Limited power of attorney, specifying 'real estate" assigned to USA resident, plus a death certificate and you should be good to go.
An attorney have have a different take based on the laws of your state.
But then there is that issue regarding heirs of the deceased. This could be fun to watch, not necessarily involved in.
Hard to get the heir to sign and not argue with the other two.
I have not.
Who cares, we are an attorney state & that's what they do. Doesn't seem all that tough, just a little more time involved for title.
I can only imagine all the paperwork required for this type of transaction.
Sounds pretty complicated - good luck
You need an experienced attorney for this situation.
Wow... interesting situation. I'll be interested to hear how that works out for you, Peter.