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Claim 50% of matrimonial house? (3 Posts)
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07 February, 2017 03:14PM
Claim 50% of matrimonial house?
Bbaby - 07 February, 2017 03:14PM
Anyone know if 50:50 split of the house means I also be in debt of paying 50% mortgage ? Or if husband is unable to pay anymore in future I will have to take over full mortgage debt?
Re: Claim 50% of matrimonial house?
shazam - 07 February, 2017 03:57PM
My mortgage provider told me that if you are both named on the mortgage then you are both liable together and individually. The mortgage can be paid 50/50 by both of you or if you don't pay he must pay 100% but similarly if he doesn't pay you will be expected to pay the full 100% of the mortgage, but only if you are named on it.
Re: Claim 50% of matrimonial house?
Andyk - 07 February, 2017 03:59PM
If the house is to be split 50/50 that would usually mean that one of you pay the other their 50% share of the equity (Valuation, less any outstanding mortgage, less selling fees) and buy the other out, usually by taking out a mortgage. If neither can afford to do that then the house would be sold and after paying the mortgage and selling fees you split whatever is left.
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