Co-ownership Disputes & Issues

Part 3 – Disputes and Issues arising out of Co-ownership of PropertyParties who buy property together should get a co-ownership agreement prepared for them by a competent solicitor because of all the issues that might arise between them from the date of purchase of the jointly owned property.The parties might have a disagreement about […]

Co-ownership Disputes

Part 2: Joint Tenancy or Tenancy in Common?To fully appreciate the various issues that could befall Bob and Carol on the one hand and Ted and Alice on the other, it is necessary to have some appreciation of the terms “Joint Tenants” and “Tenants in Common”.Whenever real estate is held by more than one […]

Property Owner Disputes that could well have been avoided: Part 1

Part 1 – ScenarioA retired couple, Bob and Carol, had owned their modest two bedroom home at Redcliffe for 15 years. It had been built in the 60’s and was in a state of disrepair as Bob was now 68 years of age and no longer able to maintain it as he had once […]