Q: My daughter and I bought a home together. She pays the mortgage and taxes. my name is 1st on the deed. can she claim th
E property taxes and interest on her fed. income taxes.
A: The order of names on a deed does not affect the rights and obligations of owners of real property. There are a number of issues that arise where parties share in the maintenance and ownership of real property, particularly where there is no written agreement governing the rights and responsibilities of the parties, and where only one party is named on the mortgage. You should consult with legal counsel to determine your rights and obligations.
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