Do I need my spouse’s signature to sell property I bought before marriage?
12/02/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff
I bought a house as a single woman and have since gotten married. My husband and I want to sell the property now. Will he have to sign the contracts, too?
Perhaps. Although a home you owned before marriage would generally be considered your separate property, your husband may have obtained certain homestead rights. Consult your attorney to find out if this is the case.
To effectively deliver possession of the property to the new owner, your husband may need to sign the real estate contract, the deed, and possibly other documents, as if the home was his property, too.
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Do I need a spouse signature if i bought a house before marriage..
If you bought a home in 2007and gets married in 2010 can you sell property with out spouse signature if name isn’t on the deed
i found out only after signing a sales contract for my homestead house that my wife’s signature is required at closing time even thought her name is not on the deed but wife is insisting on not selling and refusing to sign.
now the agent is demanding she either signs or i have to pay the 6% fees. what is the way out of this situation?
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