Asked by SatishA on 18-03-2021 16:06:29
Question posted in the Property Law category relating to Gauteng
I have a non-disclosure issue on a property I bought late last year. The seller neglected to disclosure an issue with a boundary wall that is moving and tilted towards the neighbours property.
This was only picked up Upon taking occupation and it was brought to my attention by the gardener that a boundary wall was on the verge of falling. I later learnt that there had been discussions with the neighbour and the seller to fix this issue 2 years ago but was never done. All of this was not disclosed on the OTP or at point of sale.
When the matter was brought to the estate agent's attention, the neighbour and seller agreed to fix only a portion of the wall but now there is a dispute as the neighbor has indicated that he is not will to pay to put in a new foundation. What is my legal recourse to get them to fix the entire affected wall as this was a material non-disclosure on the Sale Agreement by the Seller.
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