Simpleshowing's article discusses the pros and cons of putting your home in a revocable living trust.

“Once you become a homeowner, estate planning needs to include what will happen to your house after you pass away.  If you don’t put those intentions in writing, your intended recipient may have to spend a lot of time and money in order for that to happen, or they could even end up losing it altogether.  This is why you may want to put your home in a trust.”