West Valley City, UT asked in Real Estate Law and Civil Litigation for Utah

Q: Is it possible for a company to buy half a house if im just on the deed. And the homeowner has not signed on his end?.

If it is possible does that company have the right to kick me out of the home?

1 Lawyer Answer
Wesley Winsor
Wesley Winsor
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  • Saint George, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: As long as you are on the deed, they are unable to kick you out. You are an owner. House ownership can be split among persons and sold separately from each other. Each owner will have an undivided right of use and enjoyment of the property ( you can's draw a line in the middle of the house and tell each owner to "stay" on their side).

I can't tell from your question who would be selling the house if the owner hasn't signed and you are on the deed, but if there is a willing seller, then the company can buy that seller's interest.

I hope this helps.

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