Moving house can be a nerve-wracking experience but a few handy organising tips can make all the difference...
18 Jun 2013
Trustees must ensure the levies of the body corporate are sufficient to cover operational expenses and provide for future repairs and maintenance.
18 Jun 2013
Homeowners not in possession of a certificate of compliance for their electric fence may find their insurance claims rejected.
14 Jun 2013
While most owners try to avoid the annual general meeting of their body corporate, it is the best time to voice any issues you may have.
13 Jun 2013
To ensure an insurance claim will be paid out timeously and in full should your home be hit by extreme weather conditions or fire, read this advice.
12 Jun 2013
In South Africa, as of 1 January 2013, the conversion of share block schemes into sectional title is exempt from transfer duty in terms of the Act.
05 Jun 2013
Trustees of sectional title schemes or their managing agents need to consider installing environmentally friendly systems to help save electricity.
04 Jun 2013
Feathers are set to fly in sectional title complexes around South Africa, following amendments to sectional title regulations.
31 May 2013
When did you last read through your insurance contract to be sure of exactly what is covered and what isn’t? It may be time to update your policy...
28 May 2013
Obtaining services such as electricians and keeping financial records for the scheme are just a few of the roles of a trustee in a body corporate.
23 May 2013
Homeowners’ Associations can veto transfer of a property to ensure payment of the levies and they remain concurrent creditors in insolvent estates.
15 May 2013
Of particular relevance to owners and occupiers in sectional title schemes are the amendments to Annexure 8 of the Sectional Titles Act.
15 May 2013
With the additional compliance certificate now required, sellers must ensure that service providers are accredited with the Department of Labour.
13 May 2013
Life can take an unexpected turn, so what do you do if your partner dies and you can no longer afford the monthly bond repayments on your home?
08 May 2013
It is essential that homeowners ensure their homes have adequate insurance cover in order to avoid financial hardship should an accident occur.
06 May 2013
Surprisingly, winter is the best time to renovate your home because the construction sector is often short of work and willing to lower prices.
03 May 2013
Property owners who would like to extend their units will have to spend a considerable amount of time and money to get the necessary approvals.
02 May 2013
Overgrown trees in a sectional title scheme can cause unnecessary tension between neighbours, but whose responsibility is it to maintain them?
29 Apr 2013
Buying property is one of the biggest financial investments, which increases in value over time, especially with some smart upgrades. Get tips...
15 Apr 2013
Buyers of sectional title units should pay careful attention to what they are entitled to in the complex before signing anything.
12 Apr 2013