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Monthly Archives: October, 2013

HUGE Announcement! Paddocks Partners with Mystrata

By Jennifer Paddock We are SO SO excited to announce that Paddocks has joined forces with Mystrata to bring their incredible property management software to the South Africa sectional title … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · 2 Comments

How to Take Trustee Decisions via Email

By Jennifer Paddock Trustee decisions can be taken in one of two ways: 1) At a meeting of trustees, by majority vote. 2) By round robin resolution – a written … Continue reading

October 29, 2013 · 31 Comments

Stop Living in the Dark Ages: Online Meetings in Sectional Title

By Jennifer Paddock Everything is moving online. And many things already have. Who has time to sit in a queue at the bank and wait for a teller? No one, … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · 5 Comments

Pre-paid meters in sectional tile schemes

By Anton Kelly One of the major financial problems encountered by many sectional titles schemes these days is the recovery of services costs. Quite simply, owners and tenants just don’t … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Unanimous Resolutions – How to Pass them PROPERLY

By Jennifer Paddock A unanimous resolution is the type of agreement amongst sectional title owners that is required for very important decisions such as: the sale or long lease (over … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · 22 Comments

Special resolutions – How to pass them properly

By Jennifer Paddock It’s a question that comes up time and time again – how does a body corporate pass a special resolution properly? There are so many misunderstandings around this … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · 27 Comments

Unfinancial Owners Can’t Vote… Sometimes!

By Jennifer Paddock You’ve probably heard that if an owner of a unit in a sectional title scheme is in arrears with his levies he is not entitled to vote. … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · 10 Comments

Can a Body Corporate Screen Tenants?

By Jennifer Paddock Letting agents are supposed to screen potential tenants from a financial perspective (credit history and current salary) as well as a security perspective (criminal records and the … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · 21 Comments

Best Sectional Title Management Software I’ve Seen!

by Jennifer Paddock I am absolutely BLOWN AWAY! Yesterday I was lucky enough to be given a demo by David Bugden and Leslie Leahy, from Mystrata, of their Sectional Title … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · 15 Comments

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