What to do if my brother and I bought a house but he never gave me his half of the money and now for family problems I want to sell the house but doesn’t want to?

Asked on January 9, 2013 under Real Estate Law, Texas

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I suggest that you submit a promissory note with interest stated for the amount that you advanced on your brother's behalf to him. If he refuses you have a dilema in that he presumably is on title to the property yet has not paid his freight for it. I suggest that you and he both consult with a real estate attorney for guidance where your brother buys the unit from you in its entirety.


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