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My ex boyfriend and I bought a place together in April 2016,

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My ex boyfriend and I bought a place together in April 2016, he moved out exactly a year later and made no payments towards the mortgage since.
Assistant: Where are you? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Can he force me to sell the house? He has told me he has put it up to sale
Assistant: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: In England
Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: In the last steps of remortgaging to pay him out (substantial amount of £16.5K) ... he now wants to sell and has told me he has already putting it up for sale. Can he?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Miles Bentley replied 6 months ago.


I am qualified Solicitor with over 19 Years experience in the UK.

I need a little more information to assist you with your question.

Are you able to discuss this with me over the telephone live now?


Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Sorry I won't be able to make a call tonight; are we able to do in during the day tomorrow? I'm able to stay on here for the time being however
Expert:  Miles Bentley replied 6 months ago.

I would be happy to discuss this with you over the telephone tomorrow and advice you accordingly.

When is it convenient for you?