who owns real property dies, the property goes into probate or it automatically
passes, by operation of law, to surviving co-owners. Often, surviving co-owners do nothing
with the title for as long as they own the property.
Yet the best practice is to remove the deceased owner’s name
from the title.
review some common scenarios, and reasons to update a home’s title after an
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someone from a deed—is it possible? The short answer: No.
It is a
misconception that someone can be “removed” from the deed.
Nor can a
co-owner simply take away another party’s interest in a property by executing a
new deed without that other party.
In short, no
one can be passively removed from a title.
if an owner “added” someone else to the real estate deed previously, the
first owner cannot reconsider and take the second person off the deed.
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