Articles related to "HOA"

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4 tips for buying property in an estate
When you buy into an estate, the future value of your property will be affected by how well the whole development is managed. Here's how to identify the best estate to invest in.
Dealing with parking in complexes and estates
Parking in developments is often a cause of conflict. Here’s what HOA’s can do to keep the peace.
High Court ruling has big implications for gated estates
A recent court ruling regarding traffic enforcement and movement of domestic workers has set the cat amongst the pigeons as far as estate living goes.
Why residential estates insist on uniformity
While homeowners may be annoyed by not having freedom of choice regarding their estate home’s appearance, uniformity does protect property values.
Pet Ownership in sectional title schemes
Pets are considered a part of the family by many and disputes around them can be an emotive issue. The STSMA lays down the rules regarding pets in sectional title schemes.
What you need to know about a Homeowners’ Association
With security a factor that is influencing home-buying decisions in South Africa, many are choosing to purchase homes within boomed off areas or secure lifestyle estates
Can your HOA stop the sale of your house?
The Home Owners Association of a scheme or development have the power to stop the sale of a unit if the homeowner has not complied with the scheme rules.
Property rates are always payable
A recent court judgment has found that property owners are expected to pay their rates in full regardless of whether they use municipal services or not.
Budget essentials for first-time buyers
Some useful advice from Betterlife Home Loans on what costs to factor into your property purchase decision.
Body corporates can't penalise the tenant
Body corporates who penalise a tenant when they have an issue with property owner, could find themselves in hot water.