Inheriting a house through a will or trust can be a monumental event for anyone. Maybe you knew that you were going to inherit the property, or maybe it came as a complete surprise. Perhaps you’ve inherited the home by yourself or maybe you and your siblings each inherited an equal share of the property.
From a financial standpoint, inheriting a house that is paid off can be quite different from inheriting one with a mortgage. In some cases, you might inherit the house free and clear, but in other cases, the outstanding balance on the mortgage can become your responsibility.Read more