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    • Ellienad
    • By Ellienad 7th Oct 17, 11:19 AM
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    Splitting up and completion dates
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    • 7th Oct 17, 11:19 AM
    Splitting up and completion dates 7th Oct 17 at 11:19 AM
    Hi everyone,

    Me and my ex partner split a while back, our property is sold. Iíve reserved a new build and that wonít be complete until next March/April. I need to exchange in the next 28 days which is fine, but I donít want to risk losing my buyer if the sale drags out too long. I have somewhere else I can stay, so I just wondered whether itís possible to complete on my old house a couple of months before Iím due to move into the new one. I also want to be rid of my ex partner ASAP.
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    • Pixie5740
    • By Pixie5740 7th Oct 17, 11:28 AM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 11:28 AM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 11:28 AM
    Yes you can complete the sale of the current property before completing the purchase of your new build property.
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    • G_M
    • By G_M 7th Oct 17, 2:17 PM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 2:17 PM
    ..... I just wondered whether itís possible to complete on my old house a couple of months before Iím due to move into the new one. I also want to be rid of my ex partner ASAP.
    Originally posted by Ellienad
    Provided the joint sellers (you and ex) and the buyer(s) agree, why on earth not?
    • Slithery
    • By Slithery 7th Oct 17, 2:39 PM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 2:39 PM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 2:39 PM
    Is this a part exchange?

    Is your ex-partner attempting to drag out the sale?
    • pinkshoes
    • By pinkshoes 7th Oct 17, 2:53 PM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 2:53 PM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 2:53 PM
    Complete as soon as possible, and bie rid of ex!

    I wouldn't even try waiting for a new build to complete!

    Ps - are you buying the new build with a decent deposit?
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