I am so sorry for your loss. I would speak with an attorney in your area about the probate of the estate and transfer of the deed. If he had no Will and dies "intestate" the intestacy statutes apply and if you have kids, they also inherit part of the house unless they renounce their inheritance. Also, a death and inheritance of real property does not trigger the "due on sale" clause of a mortgage. In other words, you can keep paying the mortgage until the house is paid off and never have to transfer it to your name. Good luck.
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