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Maryland Property Inheritance Process Guide, Probate & Tax Resource Released

Probate realtor Marc Cormier of Berkshire Hathaway Pen Fed Realty has recently published a new article on his resource site, Guide to Probate, to help heirs navigate the intricacies of the inheritance process in Maryland.

Mr. Cormier aims to provide heirs with an overview of the inheritance process in the state and the steps they need to accomplish to ensure a smooth transition and compliance with legal requirements. His article also offers insights into the options available for selling an inherited property, taking into account the additional considerations involved compared to regular home sales.

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The author describes an inherited home as both a “wonderful gift and a challenging burden”, highlighting the unique challenges it presents, particularly regarding taxes and the probate process.

According to the article, inherited properties may encounter title issues or be subject to the probate process, underscoring the importance of prioritizing the resolution of title issues and establishing legal ownership, especially for those planning to sell the property.

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The tax on the home is another important issue that needs quick resolution, according to the author. “If your loved one originally bought their home for significantly less than it’s currently worth, there are ‘stepped up’ taxes to consider,” the author wrote.

Heirs are also advised to be aware of various types of taxes in the state, such as the inheritance tax, which amounts to 10% of the gift’s value, and the estate tax, applicable when the inheritance’s value exceeds $5 million.

“Be sure to consult with a tax professional to understand the consequences of your decision about the property,” the author said.

The latter portion of the article tackles sales, particularly on how to determine the property’s value and how best to dispose of the property. Here, the article outlines the advantages and disadvantages of selling the property with one’s own’s efforts or with the help of a realtor.

The author said that those who are looking to hire a real estate agent to facilitate the sale should select a professional with experience and credentials to ensure the highest possible sale price is achieved.

Marc Cormier is an experienced real estate professional with over 20 years of expertise in helping families navigate the probate process. He has a deep understanding of the real estate industry and has even testified as an expert witness in Federal Court. Marc is a graduate of Brown University and has completed post-graduate Executive-level courses at top universities. Marc holds numerous certifications and accolades, including recognition as one of the Top 1% of Realtors. Visit www.GuideToProbate.comInterested parties seeking the expertise of an experienced probate real estate agent can contact Mr. Cormier at (301) 660-6272 x 711 or visit

Contact Info:
Name: Marc Cormier
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Organization: Berkshire Hathaway Pen Fed Realty
Address: 10319 Westlake Drive #459, Bethesda, MD 20817, United States
Phone: +1-301-660-6272

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Release ID: 89100622

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