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Sectional title property owner? There’s an Ombud to help you resolve disputes

We’ve already had 700 complaints. We’ve resolved about 600 through conciliation.

Themba Mthethwa

Sectional title property refers to a type of real estate divided into several units that are separately owned.

It has never been more popular.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Themba Mthethwa, Chief Ombudsman at Community Scheme Ombud Service, and Marina Constas, Specialist Sectional Title Attorney and Director at BBM Attorneys, for his weekly "The Science Of" feature.

Scroll down for more quotes from the audio below.

One of our mandates is to train the Body Corporate and the trustees.

Themba Mthethwa

You first have to go through a mediation process before you can go to the Ombud.

Marina Constas

Our website is www.csos.org.za.

Themba Mthethwa

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