Trustees Successfully limiting levy defaulter’s access to certain owner perks – 15 October 2021

McGregor v Selborne Park Body Corporate and Others (AR224/2020) [2021] ZAKZPHC 87 (8 October 2021)
The golf estate where the complainant in this matter owned units, offered to its owners the option, with the consent of the trustees, to rent out their units to third parties. In addition, the owners would then have access to an electronic visitor management solutions application, where codes and passwords are issued to the visitors to gain entry to the golf estate…

When exclusive use areas are “lost” upon sale by developer of last unit – 8 October 2021

Diaz Hotel and Resort (Proprietary) Limited v Body Corporate of the Vista Bonita Sectional Titles Scheme No SS 357/2008 and Another (15175/2019) [2021] ZAWCHC 180 (31 August 2021)
This judgment deals with the sticky scenario that arises when a developer (or owner) sells his last unit in a sectional title scheme without also transferring the rights he had to exclusive use areas…