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Please can you tell me how long ago he sold the house? Thank you
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Many thanks for your patience. As the debt was not registered against the deeds of the property it will not be treated as a secured debt so you will not have a right to stop the sale or to automatically get parts of the proceeds of the sale. Therefore, contacting the solicitor dealing with the sale will not really do any good as they will not legally be obliged to honour the agreement you had with the boyfriend – that would be a personal agreement between you and him and not one which would officially be treated as part of the property sale. Therefore, if you wanted to take the matter further you would need to consider the small claims route because the conditions of the repayment have been satisfied and there is no payment forthcoming.
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