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Author: Trafalgar Property

The downtown Durban slum building that became a poster child for rehabilitation

Success followed a decade of legal wrangling to clear a Durban building that had turned into a no-go zone. Blessing…

Special levies now have a sting in the tail

There are many Sectional Title owners and buyers who are under the impression that the legislation which made it compulsory…

The legal process of arrear levy collections

Elwin Els, the National Collections Manager for Trafalgar Property Management talks about the legal collection process of arrear levies. There…

If it’s a Sectional Title scheme, it must have a body corporate

There could be trouble ahead for the owners of duet homes and properties in small sectional title (ST) estates that…

The importance of receiving and reviewing detailed monthly management reports

Andrew Schaefer from the Trafalgar Property Group emphasises the critical importance of receiving and reviewing and especially making time to…

The importance of convening a first Trustee or Director meeting after the Annual General Meeting

It is important to convene a first Trustee or Director meeting as soon as possible, after an AGM, ideally within…

The role scope and authorisation for an Executive Managing Agent

The function was first introduced in October 2016 with the new Sectional Title Schemes Management Act (STSM). It is a…

Look out for Sectional Title changes that can affect home values

Sectional Title home buyers need to look out for a “right of extension” clause in their sale agreement, because it…

Achieving punctual AGM’s for Sectional Title Buildings

Punctual AGM’s are an important governance milestone for Trustees to closely project manage and deliver. The deadline is within 4…

Trustee roles, responsibilities, governance objectives and effective decision making recommendations

The guidelines to follow are written as an executive summary aimed at enhancing the effectiveness and decision- making time efficiency…