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My name is Clare
I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first
How much is the house worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage?
How much would your mother need to rehouse herself in a one bedroom property?
What was the plan at the time of the purchase?
Whenever a house is purchased by more than one person it is automatically help on a "trust for sale"
This means that as a joint owner you can apply to the court for an order for the immediate sale of the property and the division of the equity between you - and that Order will be granted since there are no minor chidlren involved.
Since it was an Interest Only mortgage there is no reason why you should not expect to receive 50% of the equity
The starting point is to write an official letter indicating that you now require that the property is sold, and that if she does not respond you will make the applictaion to the court
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details