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Update on the third generation sectional title legislation

By Carryn Melissa Durham There has been lots of confusion regarding the third generation sectional titles legislation. Some of the questions I am often asked are: Are the new Acts … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · 13 Comments

Liability for Levies When a Unit Changes Hands

By Jennifer Paddock Ordinary Levies The situation with ordinary/general levies is straightforward as it is catered for the Sectional Titles Act (the Act). Once the trustees have raised an ordinary … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · 11 Comments

10 Questions Trustees Should Ask Before Approving Owner Changes to Common Property

By Jennifer Paddock In this post I recommend 10 questions the trustees should consider when an owner is seeking permission to permanently alter the common property. If an owner indicates … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · 11 Comments

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 · 18 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

Balcony Enclosure Cheat Sheet

by Jennifer Paddock Many schemes are initially built with open balconies but over the years certain owners decide they’d prefer their balcony to be enclosed. I live in an apartment … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

CheatSheet: Who Pays? Maintenance & Repairs

by Jennifer Paddock A major area of conflict in sectional title is the answer to the question: “who pays??” Who is responsible for the maintenance and repairs of a specific … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · 6 Comments

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