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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

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Q 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

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Q 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,

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Q 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?

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Q 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

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Q I am writing on behalf of our management association committee. The Country Village is a retirement complex in Greyton, and the 61 properties are all freehold. We keep our monthly costs under control as much as possible by, among other things, managing our finances internally

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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

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