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Property Law – Why Do You Need An Occupancy Certificate Before You Buy? By Anthony Whatmore & Company

“…there is no obligation on the [seller] to obtain an occupancy certificate and to furnish   >> Read more

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Case discussion on Montrose Mews Body Corporate v Matlose Moela – Carryn Durham

Case discussion on Montrose Mews Body Corporate v Matlose Moela NO (2003/019308) [2024] ZAGPJHC 198   >> Read more

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Responsibility for pest control in sectional title schemes – Carryn Durham

Although many may consider “pests” within the context of sectional title schemes to mean nosy   >> Read more

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Navigating The AGM: A Preparation Guide For Sectional Titles AGM’s – Prof Graham Paddock

A body corporate Annual General Meeting (AGM) is a cornerstone of sectional title scheme management,   >> Read more

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EMPOWERING THE BODY CORPORATE: 8 STEPS TO A STRONG ADMINISTRATIVE FUND BUDGET- Jennifer Paddock

Prescribed management rule 26(1)(e) made under the Regulations to the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act   >> Read more

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Can trustees consent to changes to common property? Carryn Durham

  Introduction Recently I was approached by a client who owns a unit in a   >> Read more

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Are you using your residential property for an unauthorised or illegal purpose? NGL Attorneys

Residential homeowners must be aware of the judgment handed down by the Supreme Court of   >> Read more

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Can Sectional Owners Acquire Exclusive Use Rights By Prescription? By Prof. Graham Paddock

A recent query in the Paddocks Club raised an intriguing issue in a sectional title   >> Read more

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See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil: A gentle reminder for Trustees and Managing Agents – Mike Addison

In the dynamic world of sectional-title property ownership, the responsibilities of bodies corporate and trustees   >> Read more

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Who is responsible for structural defects in sectional title schemes? Dr Carryn Durham

Is the developer responsible for poor initial workmanship? Is the body corporate responsible as it’s   >> Read more

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