My father left me his house in his trust, and also stated in his trust that my uncle, who is mildly retarded must live in the house until he passes away. Before I live across the country from this house, neighbors and family friends have offered to buy the house and take care of my uncle. Can we sell the house to them? The IRS says there is a life estate on it, but I'm not sure. The sentence in the trust is "must be allowed to live in the house as long as he is ambulatory or can receive in home care.