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If the parent and 3 siblings sell a parents rent house when

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the 4th sibling does not...
if the parent and 3 siblings sell a parents rent house when the 4th sibling does not want to sell? her daughter has been living there 6 months rent free because my mother allowed it, now she wants to sell just like the 3 of us. my father is deceased and my mother still living, but they were divorced.
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In a situation where there are multiple owners of a property, any owner can force a sale of the property, even if other owners don't want to. If one owner refuses to sign off on any sale, any other owner can contact a local real estate attorney to file a "partition action" in court to have a judge order that the property be sold. This is an absolute right that can not be denied.
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The judge will typically order the property listed with a realtor after appraisal for a few months and then for it to go to absolute auction to the highest bidder if it doesn't sell. So if the one sibling wanted to purchase the house, they can either obtain a loan to buy everyone else out or bid at any auction if they want to keep it.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
is this in Louisiana also?
Real Estate Lawyer: Barrister, Lawyer replied 2 years ago
Correct, all information is state specific to the customer. See this link:
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http://www.partitionaction.com/states/louisiana/
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
can you e-mail me a copy of this answer to *****@******.***
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can you please send a copy of this answer to my email at *****@******.***
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Real Estate Lawyer: Barrister, Lawyer replied 2 years ago
I am not sure if you saw my last response....
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Unfortunately, as a site user like you, I can't email things to people. When I want to save something, I highlight it, copy it and then paste it into a Word document to save.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thank you Barrister you were very helpful!!
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