The Covid-19 pandemic, which has now been a feature of our lives for 18 months, continues to generate new controversies. People who by nature are orderly and conscientious – and that includes most managing agents and trustees – are usually prepared to accept restrictions of their freedoms. Their priority isContinue Reading

Originally published on www.theadvisory.co.za Einstein famously said: “the only source of knowledge is experience” and while I have the greatest respect for the historical figure, I have to respectfully disagree with him on this one. My reason for doing so? I have witnessed experience alone to be the achilles heelContinue Reading

By the Paddocks Club team Below are examples of two questions on the Paddocks Club discussion forum, to show you what is available to our Community members! Does the POPI Act apply to the presentation of the levy roll? Member’s question: Good day Paddocks, Please can you advise with theContinue Reading

On 01 June 2021, the High Court (Western Cape Division, Cape Town), delivered a judgment in respect of an urgent application in which relief was sought in relation to the reasonableness of a body corporate’s conduct rule prohibiting short-term letting and the validity of the trustees’ decision to install aContinue Reading

By the Paddocks Club team Below are examples of two questions on the Paddocks Club discussion forum, to show you what is available to our Community members! How can trustees collect rental income from a tenant if the owner has overdue levies? Member’s question: Good day Paddocks, We have anContinue Reading

When engaging with the students on our Paddocks UCT Scheme Manager – Sectional Title short course online forum recently, I noted the telltale signs of widespread panic among those who work as managing agents. The root cause of the distress appeared to be the fast-approaching deadline for schemes to becomeContinue Reading

By the Paddocks Club team Below are examples of two questions on the Paddocks Club discussion forum, to show you what is available to our Community members! Pest control maintenance and responsibility Member’s question: Good day Paddocks, We have a sectional title scheme where there are a lot of issuesContinue Reading

The Protection of Personal Information Act (more commonly known as POPI Act) came into operation on 1 July 2020. A grace period of 1 year has been granted to all organisations to ensure compliance with the POPI Act, and the deadline of 30 June 2021 is fast approaching. This articleContinue Reading

Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * I have read and accepted the Terms & Conditions * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Source: https://www.paddocks.co.za/paddocks-press-newsletter/paddocks-press-march-2021/Continue Reading

Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * I have read and accepted the Terms & Conditions * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Source: https://www.paddocks.co.za/paddocks-press-newsletter/paddocks-press-february-2021/Continue Reading

The global death toll from the coronavirus soared past the two million mark on Friday, 15 January 2021, just over a year after the virus was first detected. It is no surprise, therefore, that this pandemic has changed the way we do everything. One practical aspect which has been affected,Continue Reading

Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * I have read and accepted the Terms & Conditions * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Source: https://www.paddocks.co.za/paddocks-press-newsletter/paddocks-press-january-2021/Continue Reading

The Protection of Personal Information Act, No. 4 of 2013 (POPI Act) is now in operation, as from 1 July 2020. What does this mean for community schemes such as sectional title developments, homeowners associations and retirement villages? 1. By when do you have to comply with the POPI Act’sContinue Reading