If two parties are on a title to a home, can one party execute a sales agreement on their own? 3 Answers as of July 18, 2017

An unmarried couple both hold title to a residential property. Can one of them legally sell the property and sign the sales agreement without the other party's signature on the documents?

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LAW OFFICE OF ROBERT I LONG
LAW OFFICE OF ROBERT I LONG | Robert I. Long
It is possible to sell a fractional interest in property, but it is rare because it is generally unmarketable. Is there also a power of attorney from the one owner to the selling owner, expressly granting the power to sell the principal's share?
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/18/2017
Patrick W. Currin, Attorney at Law | Patrick Currin
No, all title owners must sign.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/3/2017
Law Offices of Robert P Bergman
Law Offices of Robert P Bergman | Robert P. Bergman
No.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/3/2017
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