PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTINGHello Forumites! In order to help keep the Forum a useful, safe and friendly place for our users, discussions around non-MoneySaving matters are not permitted per the Forum rules. While we understand that mentioning house prices may sometimes be relevant to a user's specific MoneySaving situation, we ask that you please avoid veering into broad, general debates about the market, the economy and politics, as these can unfortunately lead to abusive or hateful behaviour. Threads that are found to have derailed into wider discussions may be removed. Users who repeatedly disregard this may have their Forum account banned. Please also avoid posting personally identifiable information, including links to your own online property listing which may reveal your address. Thank you for your understanding.
House "In Trust" but still in name of deceased Mother
My deceased Mothers Will states that her house should be held "In Trust" until such time as my brother, who lived with her, should decide that he no longer wants to live there, after which it should be sold and the proceeds divided between me, my brother and sister. Mother died three years ago and now he has made that decision but since her death the house is still registered in her name with the Land Registry - I believe it could not be changed to the ownership of my brother and I as executors. Now that we need to sell the house what would be the sequence of events necessary to achieve that aim? Although I am now 73 and not in the best of health whatever is needed will be entirely my job as my brother is on the autistic spectrum with learning difficulties. To be honest, I knew she was leaving me a big problem as I have always considered the "Trust" aspect to be nothing more than a rather ephemeral "idea" with little or no legal standing. Any help or advice gratefully recieved.
★ ★ ★ Meet your Ambassadors
- All Categories
- 338.8K Banking & Borrowing
- 248.6K Reduce Debt & Boost Income
- 447.6K Spending & Discounts
- 230.7K Work, Benefits & Business
- 600.9K Mortgages, Homes & Bills
- 171.1K Life & Family
- 244K Travel & Transport
- 1.5M Hobbies & Leisure
- 15.9K Discuss & Feedback
- 15.1K Coronavirus Support Boards