Ownership of real estate would appear to be a fairly simple concept with a deed that clearly defines the property and who owns it.  But what happens after the owner passes can be a bit more confusing.  Among the confusing terms that are out there is a 'Living Trust'.  I would suggest that most of us do not know what that is and why it could be a benefit to us and to our heirs.  Click Here to read an article, published by Realty Times, that helps in clearing the picture somewhat.  The more you know, the better decisions you can make in the future.