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I bought a house joining with another person in the way if I die she will owner 100% and vice-versa.

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I bought a house joining with another person in the way if I die she will owner 100% and vice-versa. I want to sell my part can I do that without her permission
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Real Estate Lawyer: Barrister, Lawyer replied 1 year ago
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What you are talking about is a "joint tenancy with right of survivorship". If you decide to sell your half to someone, that will sever the joint tenancy and convert it into a "tenancy in common" where both parties own 50% and it would pass down to their heirs if they die.

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So yes, there is nothing that would prevent you from selling your half without informing the other owner as that is your right.

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I can I do that because the other person say she won't sign anything
Real Estate Lawyer: Barrister, Lawyer replied 1 year ago

Yes, as I said, you don't have to have permission of the other owner to sell... You an sell your 50% to anyone you want to and just transfer your interest to them via a quitclaim deed.

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