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myself and wife own a house with another couple which has been

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myself and wife own a house with another couple which has been empty since day one. the house was on the market but was being valued less than what we owe.the other couple refuse to rent it and the now sits empty what are our legal rights..can we rent it without there permission or force a sale.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: UK Law
Expert:  legal eagle 73 replied 6 years ago.

hi there


you can make an application to the Court to force a sale of the property if they will not agree to sell it. what was your joint purpose in buying the house with the other couple? ie was it bought with the intention that it should be let out?


you can authorise other people to live in the property but the other couple can request half of the rent. if you have fallen out with the other couple, your best option may be to sell it.



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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
yes thanks, XXXXX XXXXX is on a buy to let morgage...the house was up for sale for over 12months with no the other couple need to agree to rent ie signitures etc...regards XXXXX XXXXX it would be done through accountant and bank account.we personally are owed money from house insurance we've paid which they have'nt contributed can this be taken from rent obtained when let..

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