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New homeowners ruling explained

A new ruling states that new homeowners need to pay previous historical debt before they can own said property. Listen as legal expert at Schindlers Attorneys Chantelle Gladwin explains.

JOHANNESBURG - There was a divisive report on the front page of the Cape Times yesterday on a new ruling that new home owners need to pay previous historical debt before they can own said property.

This follows a ruling made by the Supreme Court of Appeal and will reportedly open the way for municipalities to take legal action against a present owner of a property for debts owed to it by former owners.

Listen to the SoundCloud above as legal expert in property law at Schindlers Attorneys, Chantelle Gladwin, explains the legal ramifications.

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