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Hi Alex, I hope you can help with my question. I own 2 flats in a converted house i thought i was the owner, My mother took out a small mortgage and put her savings into it, I paid her rent and the mortgage (direct to her) and she got the rent from the other flat. This was a great way to get on the property ladder, this was all in 1985. She told me she put the flats (Freehold) in my name, She died in 2007. I went to check the deeds the other day and its still in her name, am I now libel for death duties even thought I thought I was paying off the mortgage. and the idea was that it was in my name. (PS my mother was not trying to rip me off she just must of forgot to put it in my name. ) Mortgage was all paid by 1995. Both flats were bought for around £85,000 they are now worth about £ 750,000. Hope you can help. ps she was a Jersey (CI) resident. but the flats are in London