By Graham Paddock The Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act, 2011 and its prescribed rules, do not allow individual trustees to appoint proxies to represent them at trustee meetings. However, the … Continue reading
By Ané de Klerk One of the most challenging aspects of managing sectional title schemes, has to be the widespread lack of engagement by owners. Whilst some schemes are spoilt … Continue reading
By Graham Paddock The Property Practitioners Bill was first proposed in 2013. Parliament has now adopted the latest version (reference B21-2018). The next step is for the President to sign … Continue reading
By Ané de Klerk Record shows that the number of registered vehicles in South Africa has doubled in the past 20 years. With more than 12 million registered vehicles on … Continue reading
By Graham Paddock Budgeting is not an exact science. This article will concentrate on the various processes the trustees can follow when they find that they don’t have enough money … Continue reading
Is my home owners’ association a non-profit company or common law association and what does that mean?
By Ané de Klerk All home owners’ association (“HOAs”) can be split into two categories: common law associations and non-profit companies. While all HOAs share some similarities, their different legal … Continue reading
By Paddocks Since the introduction of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act 8 of 2011 (“the STSMA”) on 7 October 2016, within 10 days of obtaining the required member approval … Continue reading
Is your estate’s security being well managed? In this blog post, find out seven tips that you can set in place in your home owners’ association to effectively manage your security processes.
By Ané de Klerk Finding good samaritans to selflessly offer their time to serve their body corporate as trustees can be tough. On the flip side of the coin, some … Continue reading
By Paddocks One rule has come to the forefront recently with the legalisation of the use of cannabis within the home. As from 18 September 2018, the Constitutional Court’s ruling … Continue reading
By Ané de Klerk Home owners’ associations (commonly referred to simply as “HOAs”) are becoming ever more popular each year. These community schemes, consisting of individual properties, which are exclusively … Continue reading
By Ané de Klerk One of the biggest headaches of community scheme management has to be dealing with the collection of arrear levies. Recovering money from those who have fallen … Continue reading
By Paddocks We often categorise the issues we experience in sectional title schemes as the “3 ‘P’s’ of sectional title living”, namely pets, parking and people, which are more often … Continue reading