Home / Articles Posted by David A Steynberg (Page 5)

Q Hi, please advise on the following sectional title-related questions: When using a proxy for a special general meeting (SGM) or annual general meeting (AGM) does the proxy need to be submitted to the body corporate/managing agent beforehand or can the proxy be submitted at the start of

READ MORE

Q Can a non-owner and non-resident without proxy attend a trustees’ meeting and voice an opinion knowing he cannot vote without proxy? – Sandy A Hi Sandy, there is no such thing as a proxy for a trustee meeting. If an owner cannot attend they have to give their

READ MORE

“Hello?” “Susan, has David paid his rent yet? It’s the 3rd of the month and I don’t see his rental payment in my account yet.” “Oh hi, Louise. He actually smsed me on Saturday to say he was making payment on Monday first thing. Yesterday was a

READ MORE

Q Hi, I live in a “retirement village” in Roodepoort that is fully occupied (48 units) but for which the Section 82 certificate has not yet been issued. This lack of certification has been a bone of contention between the residents and the developer ever since

READ MORE

Q Hi, I am the chairperson of a complex where we have 13 registered sections; eight of which are flats and the other five are garages or store rooms. We have been informed that an owner that was handed over to the ombudsman now wants a trustee

READ MORE

Q Hi, please help me! An owner has called a special general meeting (SGM) tonight to increase the number of trustees from two to five (financial year end is June). I have three questions: #1 Can she give her proxy to her father who is a non-resident or owner? #2 Can

READ MORE