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Category Archives: sectional title scheme management

Improving your EUA – a few things to consider

By Zerlinda van der Merwe There is a common misconception amongst owners in sectional title schemes that they have the right to do anything to their exclusive use areas (“EUA’s”), … Continue reading

September 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

What you need to know about replacement trustees

By Paddocks It is a fact that owners can appoint another person as a proxy to attend general meetings. In contrast, trustees cannot appoint a proxy to attend trustee meetings … Continue reading

July 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Learn at your leisure with self-paced UCT short courses

By Anton Kelly Among the very many benefits of the internet, one of the greatest must surely be the easy and immediate access to information and the ability to learn … Continue reading

June 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

The use of drones in sectional title schemes

By Dr Carryn Melissa Durham There are many uses for remotely piloted aircraft systems (or drones) in sectional title schemes, for example for inspection of the scheme’s roof for maintenance … Continue reading

April 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Approval of a ten year maintenance plan for sectional title

By Anton Kelly As you may know by now, the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act, 8 of 2011 (the Act) requires all sectional title schemes to have a separate reserve … Continue reading

April 11, 2018 · 1 Comment

You are EXCLUSIVELY invited…

By Zerlinda van der Merwe In our consulting department, it is a fact, proven over and over again, that exclusive use areas are one of the most misunderstood legal concepts … Continue reading

March 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Do I have to buy extra common property to extend my section?

By Anton Kelly Owners in sectional title schemes are entitled, with the consent of the body corporate by special resolution, to extend the floor areas or boundaries of their sections. … Continue reading

February 21, 2018 · 2 Comments

Exclusive use in sectional title schemes – benefit or burden?

By Anton Kelly The concept of exclusive use is unique to sectional title schemes. It means that although all owners own all the common property in undivided shares, they can … Continue reading

February 14, 2018 · 3 Comments

Managing agents : From appointment to cancellation

By Zerlinda van der Merwe In our consulting department, we are finding more and more self-administered community schemes which, following the change in legislation, are now requiring the services of … Continue reading

January 31, 2018 · 1 Comment
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