This probate sales activity report includes probate, trust, and conservatorship sales in Santa Clara County in September 2018. This report is comprised of statistical data from September 1, 2018, through September 30, 2018, extracted from our local Multiple Listing Service (“MLS”) as of October 1, 2018. The data includes single-family homes, condominiums, and townhouses and may not include “off-market” sales.
Probate Sales Activity September 2018
- 8 Active properties for sale
- 5 single family homes
- 2 condominiums
- 1 townhouse
- 4 probate sales
- 4 trust sales
- 10 Pending sales (Under Contract)
- All single-family homes
- 8 probate sales
- 1 trust sale
- 1 conservatorship sale
- 4 Sold Homes
- All single-family homes
- All probate sales
The highest price home sold was a single-family home located in San Jose 95124. The home has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and approximately 1,544 square feet of living space on a 7,557 square foot lot. The home was 60 years old.
The home was listed on July 17, 2018. The list price is $1,000,000. On July 23, 2018, the MLS reported pending status. On September 10, 2018, it was reported sold. The final sales price reported was $1,237,000. The buyer had private financing.
The lowest price home sold was a single-family home in San Jose 95111. It has 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and approximately 1,200 square feet of living space, and a 5,000 square foot lot. The home was first listed and went under contract on the same day, September 21, 2017. The list price was $655,000.
After several offers were accepted and the home went back on the market, and a $10,000 price reduction on July 4, 2018, the home was finally reported sold on September 14, 2018. The final sales price was $680,000. The buyer had conventional financing.
While many aspects of probate sales may be similar to a non-probate sale of real property, a personal representative is well advised to seek a qualified real estate agent to represent them in the sale of a probate and trust home. We live in a highly specialized world today. Hiring a Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist is just as important as hiring an attorney who specializes in probate.
If you need an attorney who specializes in Probate I am happy to recommend one. If you already have an attorney and simply need help with selling property in probate, trust, or conservatorship, then give Kathleen Daniels a call. I may be reached at my office at 408.972.1822 or on my cell at 408.499.8751. If you prefer, you may request a consultation. We’re here to help sell homes in probate, trust, or conservatorship.