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.