Legal Question in Real Estate Law in Florida

Five siblings own a house. Four want to sell; one does not. How many owners does it take to agree to sell does it take to do so?

Asked on 7/10/11, 9:00 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

John Harmon The Law Office of John W. Harmon

It takes only one to force a sale. Usually a buy out can be offerred, but only one person wanting out can sell, unless there is a contract stating otherwise.

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Answered on 7/10/11, 9:40 am
David Slater David P. Slater, Esq.

All have to agree otherwise, a court can force a sale by an action in partition.

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Answered on 7/10/11, 1:40 pm

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