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Getting House Valued

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11 Sep 07 #3215 by Shelia
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I have had a letter from my H's sol. He is living in our home, I have moved out. I am wanting the house valued. His sol is saying he does not agree to it being valued at this stage but we are both filling in form Es and I have started ancilliary relief proceedings.

Can he do this? The house is in joint names. He says he has got a valuation, but there is no sign of it in writing, and it is well below what the house is worth. Surely I can have my own valuation? I would also like to be present as I do not trust him and far as I can throw him.

Your thoughts please

Shelia

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11 Sep 07 #3216 by PBrad
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Hi yes you are enitled to at least 3 valuations which an average is drawn and if you are still not happy you can have a survey done on the property which u and you husband will have to pay half each this cant be tampered with as it gets sent straight to both solicitors hope this helps

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11 Sep 07 #3218 by Shelia
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Yes thank you for replying, you have put my mind at rest.

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