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I own a house and 2 acres of land in Texas with siblings - undivided property - I want to purchase it from them - 1 whereabouts unknown - can I go ahead and purchase and take ownership of property without the approval or sign off of the last person?

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No, you can only purchase the property to the extent of the other sellers interests. The other unknown owner's interest cannot be bought unless that owner agrees and sins of on a sale. However, all other parties agreeing to the sale can sell their interests to you.

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I hope that helped. Please ask any follow-up questions. Please rate my answer so that I may be credited for my time. I thank you in advance for your cooperation. Thank you.

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