One of the many benefits of living in a sectional title scheme is the advantage of seeing maintenance and repairs being done without you needing to organise it yourself or even knowing what is being done and why. Most owners in sectional title schemes purchase their units and know that they will be paying a levy every month to the body...

There are a number of differences between normal levies and special levies, especially with regards to raising each kind of levy. Normal levies All owners in a scheme are liable to pay their share of the normal levies. Levies are calculated and raised based on the budgeted expenditure for each financial year of the scheme. The levy contributions are used for the...

There are a number of points that need to be auctioned following an Annual General Meeting. We cover those points in this blog: Appointment of a chairperson The Chairman is appointed at the first trustee meeting following the annual general meeting. The trustees appointed at the annual general meeting vote on the appointment of the chairman by majority vote. This...

This blog  is the 6th part of our blog series titled “What you need to know about AGMs – 6 Key Questions” Voting at an Annual General Meeting is mostly restricted to the appointment of trustees and is only necessary if more people were nominated than is needed on the board of trustees. Voting can be conducted in one of the following...

Every owner in a scheme must be presented with the notice of the annual general meeting at least 14 days before the date of the meeting.  The notice must include an agenda for the meeting. The agenda items are standard and are prescribed by the Sectional Title Act. Key items to be discussed at the annual general meeting are as follows: ...