In part, the answer depends upon how the title is held. Theoretically, they could sell their share of the property (20%). But it is hard to imagine someone who is not a relative or close friend buying a 20% share in a property.
Or other siblings could buy out the one(s) who wants to sell. The only other alternative, other than cooperation, is the courts and that could be unpleasant for everyone, as well as expensive.... more
Kim, we all agree, the first order of business is to get pre-qualified with a lender. This will avoid a lot of heartache as well as wasted time. You certainly do not want your daughter & grand children to find the home of their dreams only to discover it's out of reach, or to settle on something when they could be much more comfortable. Depending on lifestyle, employment, etc., you may want to consider the area just north...foothills of NC. Feel free to contact me if I can assist you in any way.... more