Your probate experts at marti hampton real estate

For over 30 years, Marti Hampton Real Estate has led the Triangle market with unparalleled expertise, achieving record-breaking sales and earning numerous accolades.

Through Raleigh Probate Solutions, Marti Hampton Real Estate is dedicated to assisting individuals and families navigating the complexities of managing real estate assets during the probate process. Located in the heart of Raleigh, our team is comprised of compassionate, experienced and dedicated agents ready to serve our clients in their time of need.

We understand that dealing with property matters in the wake of a loved one's passing can be overwhelming. Our mission is to provide a seamless, stress-free experience for our clients, ensuring that the probate real estate process is handled with the utmost care and professionalism.

Our Services

Appraisal & Valuation

Understanding the true value of a probate property is crucial. Our team provides professional appraisal services to determine its fair market value.

Real Estate Sale

We provide full-service assistance in selling probate properties. This includes market analysis, property valuation, staging, marketing and negotiating the best possible terms.

estate clean-out service

When a property is inherited after the passing of a loved one, most people find the task of hauling out furniture can be especially challenging. Let us do the cleanup work for you.

Attorney referral

If you haven't yet retained an attorney, we can put you in touch with any one of several of Greater Raleigh's top probate attorneys.

repairs & improvements

We're experts in getting your property ready for sale. Our contractors handle every job from minor repairs to complete renovations.

guidance. always.

You will have access to a team of professionals by your side every step of the way.


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Meet our Team

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Marti Hampton

Team Leader

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Lisa Harris

Probate Professional

Samila Mohseni

Probate Professional

Elizabeth Boyette

Probate Attorney

Our Process

Let's Connect

Fill out the form here to get connected with one a Raleigh Probate Solutions professional. We'll arrange a convenient time for a consultation via phone, video call, or in person.


Property Assessment

Our Team will conduct a thorough evaluation of the property involved in the probate. This includes an inspection, assessment of any outstanding mortgages, and understanding of the property's condition.


Customized Strategy Development

Based on the evaluation and your specific circumstances, we develop a customized sales plan. This includes targeted marketing strategies, potential upgrades, and a timeline for the sale. We connect with our legal and financial advisors to ensure all aspects are addressed.


Execution and Closure

We execute a sales plan in order to sell the property for the best price and in the shortest amount of time. We handle negotiations, oversee the closing, and ensure all legal and financial aspects are properly settled.


Raleigh Probate Solutions is committed to providing unparalleled service, maintaining transparent communication, and offering support and guidance at every stage of the process.


  • 1. What is Probate?

    Probate real estate refers to property that becomes part of a decedent's estate and is processed through the probate court system. This legal process validates the decedent's will, if one exists, and oversees the distribution of assets, including real estate. Unlike standard real estate transactions, probate sales often involve court supervision and adherence to specific legal procedures, making them more complex.

  • 2. Why do I need a real estate agent specializing in Probate?

    A real estate agent specializing in probate is equipped with the knowledge and experience to navigate the unique legal and financial challenges of probate property sales. These specialists understand the intricacies of the probate process, including court deadlines, legal documentation, and communication with executors and heirs. Their expertise ensures that the property is sold in compliance with legal requirements while striving to achieve the best possible outcome for the estate.

  • 3. How long does the Probate process usually take?

    The duration of the probate process can vary significantly depending on several factors, such as the complexity of the estate, the presence of a will, and the court's caseload. Generally, probate can take anywhere from a few months to over a year. During this time, decisions regarding the sale of real estate property can be made, although the actual sale might be subject to court approval and timing.

  • 4. How do you determine the value of a Probate property?

    The value of a probate property is determined through a professional appraisal process. This involves assessing the property's condition, location, market trends, and comparing it with similar properties recently sold in the area. Our team ensures a thorough and fair valuation, considering all factors that might affect the property's market value, to set an appropriate selling price.

  • 5. What happens if there are multiple heirs to the property?

    When multiple heirs are involved, decisions about the property must be agreed upon by all parties. Our role includes facilitating communication among heirs and providing clear, unbiased information about options available. If selling the property is agreed upon, we proceed with the sale while ensuring that all heirs are informed and in agreement with each step of the process.

  • 6. Are there any special considerations for out-of-state executors?

    For out-of-state executors, we provide additional support to manage the estate remotely. This includes regular updates, digital documentation, and coordination of local services such as property inspections or maintenance. We understand the challenges of managing probate affairs from afar and strive to make the process as smooth and efficient as possible.

  • 7. How does Raleigh Probate Solutions assist in the Probate property sale?

    Raleigh Probate Solutions assists in every aspect of the probate property sale, from initial evaluation and legal coordination to marketing and finalizing the sale. We handle the complexities of probate compliance, work closely with legal representatives, and use our expertise to market and sell the property efficiently. Our goal is to provide a seamless, stress-free experience while ensuring the best possible outcome for our clients.

  • 8. What should I do to prepare for our initial consultation?

    For our initial consultation, it would be helpful to have any relevant documentation regarding the estate and the property, such as the will, death certificate, legal documents related to the probate case, and details of the property in question. Additionally, having a list of questions or concerns you might have about the process will enable us to address your specific needs more effectively.

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