Trusts, Estates, and Probates


Our Team Can Assist

Estate trustees and executors frequently find that selling an estate after the passing of a loved one is overwhelming and requires enormous time and effort. An estate trustee or executor may not be fully prepared for the time-consuming tasks involved in settling an estate. This can be especially burdensome if they are not located in the area and/or have other obligations that require your attention. We understand.

As a seasoned real estate brokerage, and with Realtors® having experience in wills, trusts and estates, our team can assist with the workload. We can help plan and coordinate the sale of owned real estate using our trusted list of vendors and experienced professionals. Our goal is to make the process as seamless as
possible, tailor our services according to specific goals, and ultimately maximize proceeds of the sale.

Our Experienced Realtors Specialize In:

  • Sales: trust, probate or standard
  • Providing Broker Price Opinions

And Can Help Manage Such Tasks as:

  • Selling or donating personal items such as clothes, jewelry, furniture, and various collections
  • Cleaning out a property and hauling trash & recycling
  • Preparing a property for market, including improving interior and exterior spaces, cleaning, landscaping and staging
  • Supporting communication with beneficiaries, family members and/or the estate attorney
  • Reviewing title to the real estate assets
  • Coordinating and overseeing property inspections
  • Marketing the property (website, social media, real estate websites, Multiple Listing Service, Global Affiliations, etc.)
  • Reviewing purchase contracts and managing Escrow
  • Assisting with final move-out

Across the following property types: Homes and estates: single-family, luxury single-family, condos, & townhomes; Single and multi-family rentals: homes, condos/townhomes, 2-4 unit properties, and apartment complexes; Land: residential lots, improved parcels, and raw acreage

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We’ve been representing buyers and sellers in Santa Barbara County for over twenty years and we’re the top-producing independently owned real estate company in the area. Our devoted team of agents offers individualized attention, personalized service, and tailor-made marketing.

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Locally owned and globally connected, Village Properties is Santa Barbara's leading independent real estate firm with over 180 dedicated & driven agents.