Q: I’m in the middle of an escrow, and this is the second home I’ve bought. My agent just got a call from the listing agent, informing us that the seller’s elderly mother just passed away in her sleep — in the property! I really love the place, but I’m a little creeped out, and I’m not sure how I should react to this information. Should I back out?

A: From a real estate perspective, there are several ramifications that arise when someone dies on a property. There’s no real reason, though, for you to cancel the purchase of a home you say you love, because of a death.

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