Joint property ownership

2. Check your ownership details

You can find out what type of joint ownership you have by checking documents such as a:

  • property transfer
  • property lease
  • trust deed, also known as a ‘declaration of trust’ (a document stating an owner’s share in a jointly owned property)

A solicitor, conveyancer or legal executive can help you check what type of joint ownership you have if you’re unsure.

Your type of ownership can sometimes change without your knowledge, for example if one of the other owners goes bankrupt.