We have decided to save money and not use a managing agent anymore. We have a number of retired people who can do the books. - Pam
Very few owners and a lot of trustees do not fully understand the role of a managing agent. We do
Setting up a new business just got a lot easier, thanks to the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission’s (CIPC) partnership with Nedbank.
Both clients and non-clients can now access the online company registration feature on Nedbank’s site if they wish to register a new business or
I own a unit on the second floor of an apartment building and it has an open balcony that I would like to enclose. One of the trustees found out about my plans and is insisting that I get permission to do so. Surely I don’t
I am told that I am only allowed to hold two proxies for our upcoming AGM. And the managing agent also told me that I will only have one vote at the AGM despite the fact that I own three sections in the scheme. Please clarify.
Chances are good that you’ve already fallen victim to an April Fool’s joke today – whether it was an outrageous story in your news feed, or a prank in the office. We’ve compiled a list of 10 pranks we felt were easy to put into
My question (on behalf of several neighbours) is that we have a particular unit where there have been three previous owners with whom we’ve never had any problems. However, the new owner raised the patio earlier last year quite considerably and now, because his head
What if we told you the solution to the 25% national unemployment statistic (36% youth unemployment) and the million-plus housing backlog was already in our back yard? And what if we told you jobless, unskilled South Africans could become entrepreneurs in the house building sector
The body corporate had a meeting last night and they made decisions that I am not sure they are allowed to make. I just want to make sure they are acting within their rights but couldn't contribute because at the last AGM I was nominated
In evictions, the most important thing is to stop the financial bleeding. The amount of blood and pain on the landlord’s part, however, depends on factors such as a stubborn tenant who refuses to budge as well as the legal team hired.
“Some recalcitrant tenants vacate
Yesterday’s Budget announcement for the 2016/17 financial year has been lauded by many in the property industry as a fine balancing act in a difficult macroeconomic environment. But not everyone is pleased.
Key take outs include:
An increase in transfer duty from 11% to 13% in the