Real Estate Deeds With Two or More Owners: What Happens When One Owner Dies?

Jan 14, 2022 | General Interest, Real Estate, Real Estate Law, Wills and Estate Planning

Deeds with two or more owners: Who owns the land when one person dies?

Real estate can be owned in multiple ways, and if two or more people have a deed to land, the wording of the deed can make a huge difference in determining who legally owns the property when one of the owners dies. Be sure you know what happens on the death of a joint owner of land BEFORE someone dies; once a death occurs, it is too late to “fix” any problems. Click on the link below for a brief explanation of several ways multiple owners can own a tract of land. And as always, if you have any questions about your ownership of land, be sure to contact us.

Deeds with two or more owners