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Covid-19: What to do about your Sectional Title AGM
23 Mar 2020
This time of year is AGM “season” for many Sectional Title (ST) schemes and Home Owners’ Associations (HOAs), but in the light of concerns over the Covid-19 virus and the social distancing that is deemed prudent to avoid infection, many trustees and directors are now exploring ways to hold an AGM that don’t involve having a whole lot of people together in one room for several hours.
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City of Tshwane placed under administration
05 Mar 2020
Speaking in a presentation earlier today (5 March 2020), Gauteng premier David Makhura has announced that the City of Tshwane will be placed under administration.
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Rescue plans for struggling Sectional Title schemes
04 Mar 2020
Residential sectional title is currently the fastest growing property sector in SA, with changing lifestyles and affordability constraints prompting increasing numbers of home buyers and investors to opt for apartments and townhouses rather than freehold homes.
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Amendments to Cape Town’s Municipal Planning By-laws reflect current trends
26 Feb 2020
A number of significant amendments to the City of Cape Town’s Municipal Planning By-laws of 2015 were promulgated this month (3 February), impacting both home owners and property owners in the hospitality industry who offer short-term and holiday accommodation.
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Amendments to Cape Town’s Municipal Planning By-laws reflect current trends
Legal
26 Feb 2020
Community schemes - timeframe for opposing decisions
Legal
25 Feb 2020
The Offer to Purchase: 5 Things to know before signing on the dotted line
Legal
10 Feb 2020
Otherwise occupied: The need-to-knows about occupational rent
Legal
04 Feb 2020
West Coast property owners could be ordered to demolish their houses
Legal
30 Jan 2020
All the insurance you need as a homeowner
Legal
23 Jan 2020
Are South Africans adequately covered for storm damage?
Legal
20 Jan 2020
When it comes to maintaining a rental property, who’s responsible for what?
Legal
17 Jan 2020
Cape bylaw amendment means good news for landlords and agents
Legal
20 Dec 2019
Negotiating the end of your rental agreement
Legal
25 Nov 2019
Co-ownership – the advantages, the nitty gritty and the importance of a legal agreement
Legal
18 Nov 2019
What to do when owners don't pay levies or contributions
Legal
12 Nov 2019
Wear and tear will wear you down in the end
Legal
04 Nov 2019
New property laws every seller and landlord should know about
Legal
04 Nov 2019
When disaster strikes - what to do after a home break-in
Legal
01 Nov 2019
Insurance considerations when making your home eco-friendly
Legal
23 Oct 2019
What to expect and the need-to-know once your bond has been approved
Legal
17 Oct 2019
Could your HOA stop your home sale?
Legal
08 Oct 2019
Willful: Why it’s crucial to have a will if you own property
Legal
16 Sep 2019
The questions you MUST ask before signing a rental agreement
Legal
05 Sep 2019
Home inspection - tick the boxes for peace of mind when buying a home
Legal
26 Aug 2019
Unravelling the fine print in the rental arena
Legal
21 Aug 2019
In Sectional Titles, maintenance is a collective business
Legal
21 Aug 2019
What you need to know about property inheritance
Legal
30 Jul 2019
Trouble with tenants? How to deal when things don’t go according to plan
Legal
24 Jul 2019
When unexpected life events happen – what to do when you own property together
Legal
22 Jul 2019
Calculating reserve fund contributions in sectional title schemes
Legal
16 Jul 2019
Reasonable and unreasonable rules in HOA's and Body Corporates
Legal
05 Jul 2019