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
Sectional title life is generally considered affordable, convenient, safe and is a popular choice for anyone from bachelors to retirees - and everyone in between.
But it does become a challenge when homeowners from vastly different walks of life have to live together, find common ground
Hi, Please explain what exactly the difference is between a homeowners’ association (HOA) and a body corporate? - Yolande
Hi Yolande, an HOA and a body corporate are certainly not the same. A body corporate is a legal entity created in terms of the Sectional Titles
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
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,
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
Can a non-owner and non-resident without proxy attend a trustees’ meeting and voice an opinion knowing he cannot vote without proxy? – Sandy
Hi Sandy, there is no such thing as a proxy for a trustee meeting. If an owner cannot attend they have to give their
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
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?