09 January 2020The issue includes: The importance of immediately going to the CSOS; arbitration as an internal dispute resolution mechanism; and appointing temporary ST trustees.
30 January 2020The issue includes: Sectional title owners' duties; whether or not a body corporate can accept a unit from an owner to settle substantial overdue levies; and preparing for a board meeting.
27 February 2020The issue includes: Holding a development's inaugural meeting and what goes into the agenda; and getting an owner to pay for use rights, or remove unauthorised improvements.
25 March 2020The issue includes: Defending a CSOS application; can reserve funds be invested in an owner's private trust/bond account? And we just can't obtain a unanimous resolution - now what?
24 January 2019Daniël van Zyl discusses how financial disputes in community schemes are dealt with under the Community Schemes Ombud Service Act 9 of 2011.
24 January 2019The December edition includes: The physical management of a body corporate; common body corporate myths; and fighting between owners and trustees.
07 February 2019Ilse Kotze considers the plague of short term letting and Air Bn'B; and Tertius Maree asks why bodies corporate should have to deal with bad legislation.
28 February 2019The January edition includes: A balanced picture of the CSOS; withdrawal of permission to keep pets; and who scolds tenants when they break the rules?
28 March 2019Daniël Van Zyl discusses a number of behavioural disputes in community schemes and how they are dealt with under the CSOS Act, No. 9 of 2011.
28 March 2019In this month's edition: Obligations the body corporate has in the management of the scheme; body corporate meetings; and the prescription of arrear levies.