When keeping mum can land property sellers in legal trouble

Deliberately holding back important information can result in legal troubles, especially if it involves a high-value transaction such as selling your property PHOTO: ST FILE
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Silence may be golden, but keeping mum can sometimes land you in hot water if you deceive others by deliberately holding back important information.

This is especially so if you are involved in a high-value transaction such as selling your property: Your buyer can back out of the deal if you are found to have deliberately withheld vital details that would have caused him to think twice about completing the sale.

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