Being added to title of townhome

My mother is purchasing a townhome
and paying cash. She wants to add me
to the deed and title. I have a mortgage
diahcharged in bankruptcy 2 years ago
and the foreclosure is still pending. Is it
safe to add me to the deed and title? I
dont want to jeopardize her
investment.

Asked on March 13, 2018 under Real Estate Law, Florida

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

I would likely wait to do so and truthfully, maybe Mom wants to seek help from an estate planner about placing the property in a Trust for your benefit or some other planing option.  My concern is that if there is a deficiency judgement against you from the foreclosure they can attach assets to pay for it.  Good luck. 


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