Who will inherit your property?

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Without a will, you could leave your children destitute, writes Maya Fisher-French. Photo: iStock
Without a will, you could leave your children destitute, writes Maya Fisher-French. Photo: iStock

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Illana Melzer, from 71point4, a Cape Town-based strategic research consultancy that is working with the Transaction Support Centre and the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa (CAHF), says wills are relatively uncommon among many homeowners in the affordable housing segment. This often results in unintended negative consequences.

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