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Hi, thanks for your enquiry. I would of course recommend that a Solicitor deal with this for you, to make sure that your financial interest in the property is properly secured, but if you wish to do it yourself, the Declaration of Trust should read- I, xxx of xxxx hereby declare that I hold my property known as***** Anytown upon trust for myself and my friend xxxx so that the proceeds of Sale should be divided so that I am entitled to 90% and my friend xxx 10%. This Deed will need to be signed by your friend and witnessed, in front of a non family member who should sign their normal signature, print their full name and address. You should NOT act as the witness. The Deed should also be dated. In order to protect your interest securely, you should register what is called "a Restriction" on your friend's Deeds. You can do this yourself, by completing the Land Registry Form- RX1. You can download a copy of this Form from the Land Registry and they have information as to what you should put on the Form. I hope this assists and answers your question. If I have helped, I would be grateful if you could rate my answer. Kind Regards Al