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Experience:  Family Law - Specialist in Divorce, Financial Relief and Children Matters
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My mum had preferential right to buy her council house that

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My mum had preferential right to buy her council house that she
Had lived in for over 50 years approved but died a few days later we received the offer but have been told we cannot continue the purchase even though in her will she left me the right to buy Since I was supplying the funds I being her son
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Harris replied 2 years ago.
Hi, thanks for your question. Unless you are also a tenant on the property the "right to buy" is not automatic even if she has stated it in her will. There will however be a right to succession and whoever succeeds the tenancy will have a right to buy once their tenancy is in place for a certain amount of time. Please provide a positive rating if you found this information helpful. I will not be credited with answering this question without a positive rating. Thank you
Expert:  Harris replied 2 years ago.
Hi, this question remains open. If you found my information provided helpful please could you rate my response positively as I will not be credited for my response without a positive rating.