Most people choose to sell the house in order to avoid paying holding costs for a long period of time, or if they simply do not want to live in the house or rent it out.
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(0:01:13.6) Things required for selling an estate house
(0:03:53.7) Having a Clear Title
(0:04:59.3) Estate Properties