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
By Zerlinda van der Merwe In the majority of sectional title schemes, contributions towards the administrative and reserve funds of the body corporate are raised and recovered in proportion to … Continue reading
Despite the fundamental governance documentation for home owners’ associations (HOAs), almost all HOAs have additional documentation that restricts the way members can use their properties, conduct rules and architectural and landscaping guidelines being the most common. The question could be, though, are rules and architectural guidelines binding on HOA members?
By Dr Carryn Melissa Durham The previous articles titled “Substitution of the prescribed rules by the developer” and “Substitution of the prescribed rules by the body corporate” addressed the process … Continue reading
By Anton Kelly Those who know a little about sectional title schemes understand that they all have rules. There are management rules and conduct rules and it is the owners … Continue reading
By Dr Carryn Melissa Durham Administering a sectional title scheme can involve some major paper pushing. The trustees have a duty to maintain the records on behalf of the body … Continue reading