Use this letter to reach out to relatives of someone who has passed away and may be interested in selling their inherited home.
This letter positions you as someone with “boots on the ground” who can deal with the logistical issues of preparing and marketing, and selling the home, provided the inheritor lives far away.
Naturally, you’ll want to be sensitive as to the timing of this letter. If you send it too soon it will come across as vulture-like and morbid. Some time after any memorial services have taken place would be preferable.
From the letter:
“Eventually, however, we all face practical questions after someone has died. Often this includes the question of what to do with an inherited property, especially if the property isn’t local. While I realize you may not have an immediate interest in listing your inherited property, I can also provide complimentary help with a range of services, including…”
Included in the downloadable .zip file is:
- A PDF file with instructions on how to use the letter (and the full copy of the letter)
- Original Word .doc file
- Original plain text .txt file