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Monthly Archives: August, 2013

Funny Nosy Neighbour Story

by Jennifer Paddock According to an online survey of 1100 people, 64% said they had a neighbour who watched them a little too closely and that same percentage said they … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Changing Education Paradigms

by Jennifer Paddock Paddocks is proud to offer education online to professionals in the property industry. And we’re interested in creating modern and effective learning experiences for our students. I … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

CheatSheet: Summary of Consent Levels for Body Corporate Decisions

by Jennifer Paddock In sectional title schemes there is often confusion about what level of body corporate consensus is required for certain decisions. Is a simple majority enough or do … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · 40 Comments

Body Corporate Trustees: Election or Selection?

Today we have another Guest Post written by the lovely Anne Greening, currently serving her 10th term as trustee in a successfully self-managed 120 section retirement village in the Southern … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maximum Rate of Interest on Arrear Levies

by Jennifer Paddock Hello Thinking Inside the Boxers! An attorney contacted me recently telling me about a client of his who had been charged interest on arrear levies at a … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · 17 Comments

Seconding Motions at Body Corporate Meetings – Is that necessary?

by Jennifer Paddock The short answer is NO. But this post would be very short if I didn’t elaborate… The Sectional Titles Act, the prescribed rules and the South African … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

Photo Wall Ideas

by Jennifer Paddock Putting your favourite photos on the wall is a great way to celebrate the people closest to you and to remind yourself of some of your treasured … Continue reading

August 8, 2013 · 4 Comments

Leaking Balconies in Sectional Title – Who is Responsible?

by Jennifer Paddock When most people look at the image above their first thought would be ‘Wow!’. Having been involved in sectional title for a while my first thought is … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · 23 Comments

The Body Corporate Chairperson’s Leadership Role

Are you ready for a Reader Contribution?! Anne Greening, currently serving her 10th term as Trustee of a successfully self-managed 120 section retirement village in the Southern Cape, shares some … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 7 Comments
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