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Would like to transfer our house, currenly owned jointly with wife to 100% wife. W

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Would like to transfer our house, currenly owned jointly with wife to 100% for my wife.
We have a mortgage, but we also have the full deeds.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Property Law
Expert:  wingrovebuyer replied 1 year ago.
Hello. There's no reason why you can't gift your share in the house to your wife, but your mortgage lender would need to agree to this, and would (in practice) only consent if your wife can afford the mortgage payments on her own. If she could, and they agree, you'll need a solicitor to draw up a Transfer and deal with the registration at Land Registry. Expect to spend around £350 - £500 plus VAT on this. Hope this helps? WB

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