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Homeowners Should Have Basic Wills


If you own a home, you should have a will

Statistic #1: According to the Census Bureau, 69% of Americans are homeowners.

Statistic #2: According to, 42% of Americans have a basic will.

Basic Math: 27% of American homeowners are in need of a basic will.

Addressing mortality can be difficult for some people, but even more difficult is addressing a home that’s been put in probate after a homeowner’s death.

If you own a home — whether you have a spouse, children, both, or neither — it makes sense to speak with an estate planning attorney to understand your options.

Death is inevitable, so preparing for it is prudent.