Paddocks Press is a monthly free digital newsletter published to educate and update the sectional title community. The issue (Volume 10, Issue 1) has a number of articles of interest, including:
EUA Maintenance - Anton Kelly
Responsibilities in regard to exclusive use areas in sectional title schemes
Exclusive use is an interesting term. It is often assumed, that if one “owns” an exclusive use area (“EUA”), one automatically has the sole right to use it and must carry out and pay for all work required to maintain it – BUT this is not the case.
In this article, Anton explains the responsibilities in regard to exclusive use areas in Sectional Title Schemes.
Case Law Update - Graham Paddock
The Willow Waters Home Owners Association Case
In this article Graham discusses the case of Willow Waters Homeowners Association (Pty) Ltd v Koka N.O. and Others (768/2013)  ZASCA 220 (12 December 2014). It sets out the effect of a title deed condition, that restrains an owner from transferring a property, until the homeowners association issues a levy clearance certificate.
Thinking inside the box - Blog post - Carryn Melissa Durham
Getting into shape in sectional title schemes: health and fitness facilities
Over the last twenty years, there has been an increased focus on health and fitness. One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions made by people every year involves weight loss, health and fitness.
In this article, Carryn explores getting into shape in sectional title schemes with regards to health and fitness facilities.
Carryn's Corner - Carryn Melissa Durham
A recent Durban High Court case, Marguerite Anne Catherine de la Harpe v Body Corporate of Bella Toscana (judgement delivered by Chetty J on 28 October 2014), dealt with the responsibility for repairing a seriously damaged “garden wall”, located in a registered exclusive use areas.
This Carryn’s Corner contribution will therefore lay down the general principles on responsibility for maintenance of exclusive use areas.
Paddocks Club Q and A - Paddocks Club Team