I have clients who are unmarried and wishing to remain so.
They have had 2 children together and have no other children.
To qualify for RNRB, they wish to leave their share of the home direct to the children on first death with a letter of wishes regarding the occupation of this property by surviving partner.
I have drafted the following and would be grateful for any comments on it.
"In my Will dated XXX, I have left my share of my residential property , currently ADDRESS, to my two children.
It is my wish that during lifetime of XXXX, they:
(a) Shall not sell the said Property without the consent of XXXX;
(b) Shall allow XXXX to occupy the Property providing (s)he complies with any obligations imposed by (c);
(c) Shall be free to impose such conditions as to the payment of insurance, outgoings and expenses of and relating to the Property as they think fit;
(d) If at any time XXXX shall request in writing they shall sell the Property jointly with XXXX and shall apply the whole or any part of the net sale proceeds in the purchase of another property whether freehold or leasehold and shall hold the same upon the same wishes contained in this letter of wishes as if references to the Property in this clause were a reference to the replacement property;
(e) In purchasing a replacement property in accordance with the previous power my children may join with any person in purchasing an undivided share of land."
The letter of wishes will obviously be signed.
Thank you all in advance.