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Me and my sister have inherited a house and I wish to move

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Me and my sister have inherited a house and I wish to move out of the property. what bills concerning the house would I be legally obliged to pay?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Alex J. replied 3 years ago.
Hi,
Thank you for your question and welcome.
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This really is a matter of private agreement and there is no legal precedent for this but you should not really pay for gas, electric, water, council tax etc - because these are all consumable utilities that only your sister would use.
If you imagine your self as a landlord, the landlord would pay for items such as building insurance and reasonable maintenance of the property. Assuming you are rent your share of the property to her unfurnished then if she wants furnishings in the property she should really pay for these as well.
Can you give me any more details?
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AJ
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