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A tenancy in common cannot be severed - it is only a joint tenancy which may be severed so that co-owners then hold as tenants in common.
Can you please confirm that you presently hold your interests in the property as tenants in common?
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I can confirm that the property is currently held as tenancy in common.
How would i be able to change this into just my name as my ex partner no longer wants anything to do with the property?
Any transfer of the title would need the consent of your lender. They hold a charge over the property which prevents any transfer without their consent.
I note you say you are amending the mortgage, you need to make sure that they are happy for you to receive a mortgage offer in your sole name. If they are then you may be able to ask them to also deal with the remortgage and transfer of the registered title in your sole name in house.
If they cannot then you will have to instruct a local conveyancer to do this for you, the mortgage company will probably insist upon it. Needless to say, your partner will have to sign the Land Registry transfer form give effect to the transfer of the registered title in to your sole name.
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