I'm my mums POA and she lives with me. Their home is vacant and is in both names, can we sell the home?

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Can she sell the home, she wants to be able to pay nursing home and have peace of mind. My dad is in nursing home with dementia.

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If the "mum" part of the post means that the OP is in the UK, it's more complicated than that: property can be a very significant asset indeed, privately funded residents hugely subsidise publicly funded ones, and there are (rather opaque) rules to cap long term care costs - better to get some expert advice before being so public spirited as to devote all the mother's capital to subsidising other people's fees.
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It sounds like an excellent idea. Is your father competent to agree to selling the home? If he is on board and if your mother or you are his POA, then it shouldn't be a problem to put the house on the market. If they are not living there, it is just an added expense that is serving no purpose. I hope it goes smoothly.
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Sylvia, who is your Dad's Power of Attorney? That Power of Attorney needs to be in agreement with the sale in order for your Mom to sell her house. Anyway, that is how it is done here in the States, if you live elsewhere the laws might be different.

Having a vacant home isn't good, as the homeowner's insurance would increase as there is more of an insurance risk... in fact some insurance carriers will cancel the insurance, others will allow the insurance to continue if they know the house will be sold.
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Where are you and your mother living, Sylvia? (What country, I mean)

Who has Power of Attorney for your father?
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