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Body Corporate Neglects Scheme Upkeep: Responsible for Injury and Costs of Passers-by

In the recent court case of Eze v Adderley Body Corporate and Another (2024), the court found that a piece of rotten wood dislodged from an overhanging balcony

Levy and Utility Arrears in Sectional Title Schemes - What Can Body Corporates Do?

Body Corporates often find themselves stuck between a rock and a hard place when unit owners in sectional title schemes accrue substantial arrears in levies

Understanding Sectional Title - Who are the Body Corporate & Trustees?

Sectional title has become a common form of property ownership in South Africa, and it is imperative that property owners know their rights and obligations

Who Is Liable For Maintenance & Repairs Of A Sectional Title Scheme's Walls & Foundations?

When determining maintenance and repair responsibilities in a sectional title scheme development, one need to first distinguish between common property

Can B/C Trustees Accept A Settlement Agreement From An Owner Of A Sectional Title In Arrears?

The trustees of the body corporate of a sectional title scheme have a legal duty to recover outstanding levies

Outstanding Levies - Can A Body Corporate Reduce Or Accept Less Than Full Payments?

The recent Covid-pandemic has affected many people financially due to loss of work, salary cuts etc.

Am I Allowed To Install A Generator At My Apartment Or Sectional Title Unit?

Many sectional owners are considering the option of a generator to keep things going through load shedding.

Are You Fighting Cats & Dogs Over Pets With Your Body Corporate?

The focus of this article will be on the rules of the body corporate of sectional title schemes relating to pets.

How New POPI Privacy Rules Will Impact Those Living In Complexes & Estates - What You Need To Know

Community housing schemes have according to Business Tech until 30 June 2021 to ensure that their record-keeping systems are compliant with the Protection

What You Need To Know About Community Schemes

On 23 June 2020 CSOS acting Chief Ombud, Ndivhuo Rabuli, published answers to 43 frequently asked questions that have bearing on homeowners' associations
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