What is a Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist?
A Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist (C.P.R.E.S) is trained in the probate process and its timelines. The role of a Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist is to guide and assist you in the intricate process of selling real estate property from the initiation of the process to the sale of the property. As a probate specialist, Lupe Ruiz is equipped to manage the various steps related to probate forms, court processes and preparing/listing/selling the property.
She will maintain continuous communication with the personal representative and the attorney to make the transaction as stress-free as possible. She will meet with the personal representative at the property to preview the property and advice on the best steps to obtain the highest price possible. She has a network of industry-related vendors such as locksmiths, housekeepers, gardeners, contractors, handymen, haul away services, appraisers, movers, and more to ensure the property is marketable.
Her experience as a Realtor and Broker for over 16 years along with her knowledge of the probate process enables her to provide you with reliable, trustworthy, and professional service to ensure a successful closing. She understands this is a difficult time for the estate’s personal representative and heirs. She will work behind the scenes to make the process as smoothly as possible, whether it is coordinating and recommending vendors, providing targeted marketing, or providing home staging tips. She will handle all probate listings, whether they have local or out-of-state/out-of-area personal representatives, full or limited authority, and bonded or not bonded.