Monthly Archives: April 2015


Apr

13

2015
How to protect your sectional title investment from the number one cause of devaluation

How to protect your sectional title investment from the number one cause of devaluation

Sectional title owners are often lulled into a false sense of security, believing that they can safely hand off all management, maintenance and repair responsibilities to their Body Corporate with no repercussions. According to Tony Clarke, Managing Director of the Rawson Property Group, this kind of disinterest from owners, especially common with buy-to-let investors, has seen the deterioration and subsequent devaluation of many sectional title…

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Apr

13

2015
The Tenant-landlord-body corporate triangle

The Tenant-landlord-body corporate triangle

Many, many sectional titles units are bought as investments and the sections occupied by tenants – I wonder what the proportion is? Normally, the lease of a property gives rise to two relationships: the relationship between the landlord and the tenant, and the relationship between the tenant and the leased property. However, when the lease is of sectional title property, a third relationship exists: the…

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Apr

13

2015
Keeping the lights on in sectional title schemes

Keeping the lights on in sectional title schemes

Generators in Sectional Title schemes With no relief from load shedding and rolling blackouts on the near horizon, an increasing number of sectional title schemes are making plans to install generators, solar panels and other equipment to keep the lights on. Many are also having to look at additional tanks and booster pumps to secure a steady supply of water when council pumping stations are…

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