Paddocks Press is a monthly free digital newsletter published to educate and update the sectional title community. In this month's issue (Volume 10, Issue 12) In the video the consulting team reflects on 2015.
Homeowners' Associations - building penalties - Zerlinda van der Merwe
In this article, Zerlinda warns buyers to be careful when purchasing an erf/plot/stand within a Homeowners’ Association. She adds that you need to ensure that you have read and understood the provisions of the HOA’s Constitution or Memorandum of Incorporation
Visitors in sectional title schemes - Carryn Melissa Durham
In this article, Carryn discusses how 'visitors' are not defined in the Sectional titles Act or prescribed rules. Paddocks Club member, Myburgh, then goes on to define a visitor as “anybody not permanently resident in the scheme.” Carryn adds that a visitor is any person who is an invited guest of any of the owners or occupiers and that there are many categories of visitors.
Blog post: Checklist for managing agent contract - Anton Kelly
Not all sectional title schemes have a written contract with their managing agent! Anton explains that the Prescribed management rules (PMR) 46 and 47 deal with the appointment of a managing agent and the revocation of the contract.
Paddocks Club Q and A - Paddocks Club Team
Here are two interesting discussions held on Paddocks Club, in December:
- Maintenance and repair of pipes