Divorce and keeping the house, an important factor in any divorce settlement.
You are getting separated, it doesn’t matter whether you are married or common-law, 30 or 55, things are about to change.
1 large piece of that change puzzle is the house. It’s the place where you shared your hopes and dreams and spent a great deal of time and money. You intended to raise your children there or did raise your children there. Let’s not forget that other than the pension it is usually one of a family’s greatest assets. What to do with the house is a big decision that you and your ex will need to make.
Should you keep it? It was your dream house after all and you didn’t kill this dream!
Maybe your ex should keep it? That way they will figure out how much time and money goes into maintaining it!
Sell the house? I can’t afford to keep it and if I can’t have it, neither can my ex!
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