Have you had a read of "Property Settlement after Separation"? This article explains the steps involved in property division after separation. Costs of selling main assets will be taken out of the asset proceeds (or shared pool of assets) and proceeds are disbursed according to what the parties agree to. You can agree on a percentage split, or individual asset allocation or a mixture of both. If you and your ex cannot agree on an agreement after dispute resolution, you can then apply to court for a property order. The article explains the process the court will then go through.