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If me and a friend both pitched-in on buying a TV, but I paid the majority of the cost, is the TV mine?

We're not in a rut. I just want to make sure there's no confusion when we split from the apt.

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The TV cannot be yours just because you paid more than the other person. You only own up to the amount you contributed. If you want to own the TV, you have to buy out your partner, that is, pay him what he contributed to the purchase.

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Why are you worried about breaking up?
You guys are a couple, you buy things together.
IF you do split up, you will divide everything in half.

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they need to pullup a blanket and count stars
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Oh most certainly! Most couples do!
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agreed.. ask land ones?
still there? here? and and
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All of them!
PS I was on a comment time out again. :(
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well just watching stars and being quiet is pretty cool
scootch over sweets
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*cuddles*
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and the ask world was made right again
whispers more of "our song".. cmon baby.. it ..
falls asleep as... we
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Taylor Swift huh?
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was mellencamp again.. but
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Just being silly :)
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thats def in the rule book
just re read it
next to the blanket and cuddling and and
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star gazing! :)
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tgether
alllllll night.. evidently :)
til...
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The rooster crows.

*throws rule book at rooster*
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perfect
now get back here
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If you paid 70% of the money....
Then the 70% TV is yours.
which does not make sense.
The best option however will be to resell the TV when you guys split and then share the money based on your share-percentage

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It's both of yours . If you wanted to keep the TV let her have it until you can pay off the part that she payed .

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the tv is not yours just because u paid more its both of yours. you shouldnt assume that

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No. The TV might be a larger percentage of yours but its still partially the other persons.

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You are describing what the law calls a "tenancy in common" (it has nothing to do with renting, it's a form of joint property ownership). This means that each of you owns a share of the TV proportional to your investment. Since you can't cut a TV in half, the only way to get sole ownership is for one person to repay the other his portion of the CURRENT value. That is, you might have paid $300 for the TV but it's old and used now, so maybe it's worth $100 if you were to sell it. So you would pay the other person his share of $100 to get sole ownership. If you own 2/3, then you pay him $33 and it's yours.

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