Platinum Global recently took over a new Body Corporate. This one happened to be a commercial warehouse park with an assortment of businesses. I won’t tell you the condition of the accounts but we did come across an anomaly. The body corporate has an outside meter reading company that reads the electricity and water meters […]
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RUBBISH REMOVAL This one is causing problems with many buildings. There is no cleaner on site to remove the rubbish from the rubbish room to the street for collection. Solution. Owners and tenants who are living on site need to move the rubbish to the street on rubbish day. Tenants and owners need to be […]
The STMA has been around for a couple of years now and most Trustees and Managers have got a handle on how it is supposed to work. But this is an Act with basic major faults that needs to be corrected urgently.
I do not think many people really know what the Corona virus will bring for the owners of property or body corporates. In this article we will try to share our views.
Just imagine. Trustees that are unskilled and disinterested and a managing agent that only does what he is told to do. How do you think that it going to work out! Disaster is likely to be the result. Being a Trustee is a voluntary position and many Trustees don’t have the necessary skills to manage […]
The other day, I had a complaint that the levies were going up too fast. Yes, I agree, that you don’t want high levies. But costs must be covered. But the funny thing was. The complaint came from an owner who had not any of the last meetings. So I was a bit surprised. Owners who […]
No owner has the right to make any changes to the outside of the building especially additional buildings. Just because you have a large garden does NOT give you the right to build a 2 bedroom cottage
The Sectional Titles Management Act is great for creating rules but does very little about showing how to enforce them. From time to time you should look at your rules and ask yourself whether or not they are up to date and relevant. For example, the installation of fibre should result in the withdrawal of […]
Now that any social contact should be avoided due to the Covid-19 Virus, it is good to look at the technological possibilities that exist for Body Corporates. We have looked at 5 video conferencing tools.