I’ve long held the belief that the best way to settle a dispute in a housing scheme is by engaging with the other party to talk through the issues, arrive at consensus on some and agree to differ on others.
A state of impasse calls for
Hi, I just want to find out if I can have a claim against a body corporate if I find my car damaged while parked in the complex undercover parking area. The complex has 24-hour security which is supposed to patrol throughout the complex. I suspect
Hi, we are in a complex of 4 houses – different levies for each according to the sizes. At the moment we are self-managed with myself acting as chairlady, we keep a savings account which levies go into and two signatories required to draw cash
Holiday letting in apartment blocks is not permitted in Cape Town in terms of the city’s Municipal Planning By-law (MPBL) together with its policies and frameworks, says Councillor Brett Herron, Mayoral Committee Member: Transport and Urban Development.
Responding to questions from HomeTimes regarding the growing proliferation
The Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) today embarked on a national roadshow to educate the public and property owners in community schemes on their rights and obligations. The national roadshow kicked off today (19 September 2017) in Potchefstroom.
The CSOS will be using the roadshow to register
Hi, is there any way that we can get around the fact that the security levy is calculated and payable by participation quota (PQ)? We feel that in our sectional title complex, which consists of various sized homes, it unfair to say that a big house
Hi, we are having our AGM at the end of September this year. When we received our copy of the body corporate financials, we noticed that the financial year for the audited financial statements is January 1 to December 31. When we checked previous financials,
Hi, we are a homeowners' association (HOA) registered in terms of Section 29 of the Municipal Ordinance of LUPO Act 15 of 1985 (Common Law HOA). In terms of the CSOS legislation we are a community scheme.
Are we obliged to take out fidelity insurance?
Hi, We are four full title units in Vereeniging that only recently draw up some rules and regulations. Please assist us by providing answers to the following questions:
#1 Do we need a constitution, and how do we go about getting this done?
#2 We are not
Please can you clarify the new sectional title rules which apply to commercial units. We have 100 units in our light industrial complex in Mossel Bay. Some 30 of the units are owned by the original developer and he is represented by an estate agent at our