The personal representative notifies the required parties, mentioned in the previous question, of the pending sale with a form called the “Notice of Proposed Action.” This form describes the terms upon which the personal representative proposes to take action on behalf of the estate, such as selling estate real property. The Notice of Proposed Action must include all of the following information:

  • The name and mailing address of the personal representative;
  • The name and telephone number of the person to contact for additional information;
  • A reasonably specific description of the action to be taken, including a description of the property and the material terms of the sale, exchange or granting of an option to purchase property, including the price and amount or method of calculating any brokerage commissions; and
  • The date on or after which the proposed action will occur.

(Cal. Prob. Code § 10585.)