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 9) the video clip has Carryn explaining what happened with the Algar v Body Corporate of Thistledown court case where the judge examined the phrase "adversely affected" as used in section 32(4) of the STA.
Unpacking geyser maintenance and cost responsibilities - Anton Kelly
Geyser maintenance and replacement, and the costs that surround this, often come up. The owner concerned is liable for anything the body corporate’s insurer does not pay! It’s useful to understand the provisions that make for this “no place to hide” situation.
Parking: How far are trustees allowed to go? - Zerlinda van der Merwe
In this article, Zerlinda discusses the issues we experience in sectional title schemes, namely the “three ‘P’s’ - pets, parking and people. More often than not, these are the cause of all the problems in sectional title schemes.
Blog post: Responsibility to repair and replace windows and doors - Carryn Melissa Durham
I often get queries on who is responsible for the maintenance (including repair or replacement) of windows and doors within sectional title schemes. In this article, Carryn will address the financial responsibility for this type of maintenance (including garage doors).
Paddocks Club Q and A - Paddocks Club Team
- Conduct rules made by trustees; and
- How many occupants per house or flat?