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Q Hi, I live in a shareblock property in Overport, Durban. At that time the chairman had erected two rocks outside the entrance to the property to prevent vehicles parking in the entrance. Subsequently my wife fell over the rock and fractured her wrist. On another instance

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Q Hi, I am an owner in a townhouse complex. With regard to exclusivity of private gardens what is the owner responsible for if a wall is coming down. Is it the owner or body corporate’s responsibility? We are in a situation where we have flats and villas. Any

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Q Our estate is a common law association. Should we consider changing over to a non-profit company? What are the pro's and cons of each? - Harry A Got a burning question? Email david@hometimes.co.za  

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On 28 February 2018, the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality (COJ) published the draft policy, Inclusionary Housing: Incentives, Regulations and Mechanisms (Draft Policy), for public comment. The Draft Policy aims to make provision for the implementation of inclusionary housing in the City of Johannesburg in

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It has become increasingly common for gardens to become smaller, especially in communal living developments – garden space is of course a commodity. With this a reality for many homeowners, choosing the right-sized trees to plant is vital. Spargo Landscape Consultants has helped us compile

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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

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Sectional title properties with fewer than two bedrooms boasted the strongest price growth in Q3 2017, inflating at 9.3%. Two-bedroom sectional title properties realised 5.3% price growth, while the largest three-and-more-bedroom category came in at 4.6% average price growth. This is according to FNB’s household and property

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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, we are living in a sectional title complex, where the caretaker is a trustee as well as the chairperson. This specific chairperson is in arears by R41,000 on his levies, and receives a salary - which is said to increase by 8% in the new budget. As trustees we have

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Q Hi, I recently received a notice of a Special General Meeting from the trustees in a sectional title scheme where I own a unit. They plan on changing the conduct rules by adding an Annexure to it. After going through it some points seems unfair that

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