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Can a property that is held a joint tenant have any split between

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Can a property that is held a joint tenant have any split between the owners other than 50/50
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  Remus2004 replied 4 years ago.
Thank you for your question. My name is Jo and I will try to help with this.

-Could you explain your situation a little more?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I already own a property as a joint tenant. However in the event of a sale, I would like to pass the proceeds to my partner. Is it possible to create an agreement to remain as joint tenants, but agreed now for any proceeds to be paid to her


Expert:  James Mather replied 4 years ago.
I have been asked to look at this. Will she agree to this? I imagine so but I need to ask
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Yes. Is it not disadvantageous to her.

Expert:  James Mather replied 4 years ago.

Thank you. I thought so but I think you mean it is not
disadvantageous to her, rather than is it not disadvantageous to her.

It is simply a case of executing a deed of trust which varies the
percentage which is held as tenants in common.

The default situation at the land registry is that it is
registered 50-50. If you want it different, then execute the deed and get it
registered at the land Reg. A solicitor will do this for you for about 100 quid
and unless you know what you are doing, it will probably be money well spent.

You can have it in any proportion you want.

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