Hi, thank you for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you:
-Are you/were you married to each other?
-Is the title in joint names, if so is it joint tenants or tenants in common?
-Do you have children together, if so what are their ages?
Thank you for confirming. As you are tenants in common you both have a legal interest in the property and it cannot be sold without both of you agreeing to the sale. If there is no agreement and either of you wishes to sell, an application to your county court will need to be made for the court to decide whether to grant an order for sale.
If no price can be agreed, then it will be for the court to decide what an appropriate price is, but for the purposes of the estate agents visit you should be requesting for a market appraisal as this is the figure that the courts would use in residential properties. Alongside the market appraisal figure, it would be usual to deduct an amount for costs of sale (for example 2.5% of the appraisal figure) as well as the mortgage, and it is the division of the equity that you will need to discuss with him to reach agreement.
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