Hi ChrisLong story short, I have a house with my brother and things have been building up and i have finally moved out but am now paying rent and a mortgage.I would like to sell buy my brother doesn't. He cant afford to by me out, well so he says i doubt he has looked in to it. I have approached him with an idea of maybe renting the house thru an agent.I even said he could buy me out pay my fees and just give me my deposit back. If this went thru and he sold it a week later he could make 30k plus depending on the sale.In the end i want my deposit back and out of the house.Any legal help would be greatthanks Brook
Hi I have read your question and the following answer will guide you through the problem. Please feel free to follow up if anything is not clear
The only way to force a sale is to use a process in the Porpert Law Act called partition. This enables you to go to the High Court and get an order that the property be sold. This takes the decision out of his hands and would force a sale. This can be done fairly quickly by summary judgment but you would need a lawyer to draw up the papers.
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