STA - Mar 2021

ARE ONLINE MEETINGS HERE TO STAY? – 15 March 2021

Hosting a successful body corporate general meeting is always a challenge. When a sufficient number of owners do not attend the meeting, a quorum will not be met and it can result in an unnecessary waste of time for those owners who did make the effort to attend…

Key changes proposed for complexes and sectional titles in South Africa – 10 March 2021

Parliament’s portfolio committee on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has called for written comment on the Sectional Titles Amendment Bill.
The bill introduces a number of additional regulations which largely relate to the management and development of schemes including extensions and common property – with tenants and trustees less likely to be impacted…

Sectional title levies – What am I paying for? – 31 March 2021

The Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act requires a body corporate to collect contributions (levies) from all members of the body corporate (in other words, all owners of sections in the scheme), in order to cover the common expenses and operating costs that the scheme will encounter during a given financial year…