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.
Are you aware that the proxy that is signed in terms of the Sectional Titles Management Act as defined in article 6 paragraph 5 has a number of requirements?
The new SPLUMA certificate and which will be coming into effect very shortly is going to have a major and very expensive effect on the property market. By the way SPLUMA stands for Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act. In essence the SPLUMA certificate will be one that shows that the property is used […]
Since December 2019 we regularly receive news about a new Coronavirus (Covid-19) which is spreading more and more from China. At first it was mainly an Asian problem, with the new outbreaks in Europe and other parts of theit is good to get the facts straight. What can a Body Corporate do to prepare as […]
Definition of an Executive Managing Agent Essentially an Executive Managing Agent is one that takes over control of a Body Corporate in place of the Trustees. This is the case when the trustees cease to exist. The role of the Executive Managing Agent is to run the building as a professional in place of the […]
Times are tough for everyone and tenants are not immune from the slowdown in business. Options to battle the overdue.
Why are small schemes not getting the best Property Manager? Small schemes must be run in much the same way as larger schemes but there are economies of scale.
Body Corporates are run according to the Sectional Titles Management Act. The basis of which is that every owner is automatically a member of the body corporate and that levies are paid in the same ratio as the registered PQ. There is no option to opt out. No owner can decide that he does not […]
Body Corporate of Marine Sands v Extra Dimensions 121 (Pty) Ltd, interpretation of the expression ‘adversely affected’ in s 32(4) of the Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986.
Sustainability is a topic that will continue to influence the way we are building as well as maintaining and renovating buildings. Building materials like concrete for a long time have had the image of being bad from an sustainability perspective. But this might actually change. Now there is good news from the Universitat Politècnica de […]
Can you ask for digital distribution of documents within Community Schemes?
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.