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Paddocks Press - February 2015

12 March 2015

Paddocks Press is a monthly free digital newsletter published to educate and update the sectional title community. The issue (Volume 10, Issue 2) has a number of articles of interest, including:

Short Term Renting - Anton Kelly
Holiday renters vs. permanent residents
In the month or so since the end of the holiday season we have had a number of queries about banning short-term letting in sectional title schemes. It seems that, as usual, holiday makers irritated the permanent occupiers in many of the sectional title schemes in holiday destinations around the country.

In this article Anton comes up with a solution for pesky holiday renters.

Sectional Title Insurance - Clint Riddin
Does your scheme need Batman?
A well-known area of central Cape Town has as its catch phrase “live, work, play”. Mixed schemes could contain residential units, retail units, office space, commercial parking components, hotels with their associated rental pools, and, in some of the more modern schemes, conference centres.

In this article Clint talks about the rise of the new MEGA Scheme, and the world of possible problems that could come with it. 

Thinking inside the box - Blog post - Carryn Melissa Durham
Wake up and smell the POPI
The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPI”) gives effect to the constitutional right to privacy, while advancing the right of access to information.

In this blog post Carryn considers the effects of POPI, and its possible effect on bodies corporate in sectional titles.

Carryn's Corner - Carryn Melissa Durham
Power to the people
This Carryn’s Corner contribution addresses an issue that is currently a much debated topic for all South Africans: Eskom’s “scheduled” load shedding and the interrupted electricity supply that results therefrom.

In this article Carryn discusses empowering bodies corporate to instal generators in sectional title schemes.

Paddocks Club Q and A - Paddocks Club Team

  • Lack of Parking
  • Who pays to replace an outlet pipe?

Paddocks Press Volume 10, Issue 2

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