Probate Property

Two important actions to take where the deceased owned a property: 1. Notify the home insurer of the death. Ensure that insurance cover is maintained and that any special conditions (for example inspecting the property every 30 days) is adhered to. 2. Cut down on the risk of a burst pipe by either keeping the [...]

Securing the House and Contents

If the deceased has left a property which is now unoccupied (empty houses) then the executors must make sure it is made secure along with the contents and protected from theft, vandalism and other hazards. During the cold months it will often be sensible to drain down the water system unless the central heating system [...]

The Empty House

There are two important actions to take where the deceased owned a property: Notify the home insurer of the death. Ensure that insurance cover is maintained and that any special conditions (e.g. inspecting the property every 30 days) are adhered to. Cut down the risk of a burst pipe by either keeping the central heating [...]