Legal Question in Real Estate Law in New York

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I have a mortgaged home, I am the principle borrower, but my boyfriend's name is also on mortgage. Do I need his permission to sell the home?

Asked on 9/23/13, 11:46 am

3 Answers from Attorneys

Kevin Connolly Kevin J. Connolly

If BF's name is on the mortgage then he's probably on the deed, too. You can sell your half but to sell the whole house you need him to sign the contract and the deed, too.

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Answered on 9/23/13, 11:57 am
David Slater David P. Slater, Esq.

Only those on deed can sell.

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Answered on 9/23/13, 12:06 pm
Arnold Nager Arnold H. Nager, Esquire

Only if his name is on the deed also.

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Answered on 9/23/13, 1:16 pm

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