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You will need planning consent obviously and any lenders consent.
When you come to sell one property it is done as a sale of part.
It is a straightforward process done by any conveyancng solicitor. You will need land registry compliant plan.
If there is no need to create easements for access and services etc, it will costs little more than a normal sale.
No need to split it until then unless you want an extra bill earlier.
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