San Diego County is charged with the responsibility of disposing of properties owned by people who have died “intestate” – a question on every real estate licensee test!
The Public Administrator (PA) administers estates of persons who die with no will or without an appropriate person to act as an administrator; protects the decedent’s property from waste, loss or theft and ensures the estate is administered according to the decedent’s wishes.
I attended one of their auctions at the convention center a few years back – this year it is smaller (only ten properties) and being held at the county offices on Ruffin Rd. on May 16th at 3:00pm.
Here is their brochure:
This belonged to Keith Manigold – it looks like he might have died in the blaze. From W.C. Varones.
Story in the Coast News – Keith was the first guy to live on the street: Link