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Central to this application for leave to appeal is the question whether the Sectional Titles Act (Act) deprives individual owners in a sectional title scheme of legal standing to enforce a zoning scheme applicable to the area where the sectional title scheme is located, where the breach of the zoning scheme regulation (zoning scheme) occurs on the common property.
We are nearing closer to that time of the year when the festive season is upon us. For those that are fortunate to have a December holiday break, it might just mean time to travel away from your sectional title. This might simply be recreational activities that you do with your loved ones over a number of days throughout this period or only end up returning to the sectional title complex in the New Year!
This is a single judgment in the three appeals which were heard together because they deal with the identical issues and because they all have their origins in virtually identical summonses sued out of the Magistrates Court for the District of Inanda held at Verulam, each summons containing the identical cause of action.
It is your responsibility as an owner or tenant to know the managing agent in your sectional title complex. This includes understanding their role to use the knowledge to better increase the property value. Managing agents are appointed by the Trustees, who enforce all the duties and responsibilities of the Body Corporate. They are responsible […]
A great property complex that you moved into because it allowed you to be close to your work and everything that you love can quickly turn sour when you receive an envelope from your body corporate. Your first thought is that it might be a reminder for an upcoming meeting. But you are shocked when […]
One of the major challenges facing new owners who have bought into a Sectional or Full Title Schemes is that they are not informed about what a levy is or how it is calculated.
Each sectional title scheme needs to prepare a written maintenance, repair & replacement plan according to the Prescribed Management Rule. This is for the common property which must include the following: Major capital items expected to require maintenance, repair and replacement within the next 10 years State the present condition of those items The time […]
Choosing the right trustee for your body corporate is important. Read why and what the requirements of the position of trustee are according to the Sectional Titles Management Act.