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DEAR BOB: A few years ago I added my daughter's name to the title to my home. At the time, I was very ill and she took good care of me. However, I recovered. She moved away from the area and is no longer close to me. I want to sell my home so I can afford to move into a lifecare retirement home, but she refuses to agree to the sale unless she gets half of the sales proceeds when my house sells. How can I take her off my title? --Ramon V. DEAR RAMON: Sorry, there is no easy way to take your daughter's name off the title to your home. As regular readers of this column know, it is usually a big mistake to add a prospective heir's name to your home title before death. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. Such an act can be a disservice to both the homeowner and the heir, as you discovered. Now ...