Asked by Margaret on 03-08-2021 14:12:50
Question posted in the Property Law category relating to Mpumalanga
My son and his wife divorced in January this year. The house I live in is in both their names as is the bond. I paid a deposit for the house of R200,000.00. and have paid all the bond repayments, rates and utilities as well as all the improvements on the property. The price of the house was R500,000.00. Where do I stand regarding the money I have paid out for this house?
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Posted by Att. Patrick on 04-08-2021 09:39:17
I see that you haven't made a payment for the question, but I'm going to assist you a little. If you want to ask a follow-up question, please make the required payment, even if it is R150 or R200.
You have a claim against them, jointly, for the repayment of your initial deposit and for all of the bond repayments, rates, and utilities, which you paid for, as well as the improvements. Basically, anything that you paid, you are entitled to the return of it.
There might be one or two complications, but this is the starting point. We can discuss further if you wish.
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