Welcome to the Stratafin Training Portal

Stratafin in partnership with TVDM Consultants and Dr Carryn Durham have collaborated to bring you a

FREE 12 module e-learning course

that covers all aspects of Sectional Title living. Whether you are an Owner, Trustee or Managing Agent, you can use the information that you learn from this course to assist you in whichever capacity your day-to-day role brings.

Brought to you by Stratafin In partnership with TVDM Consultants. Content created by Dr Carryn Durham on behalf of Stratafin


New modules will be released on this portal on the 15th of every month. In each module, our speakers will also include a discussion video based around frequently asked questions on the topic, so not only are you receiving the information based on the Sectional Title Schemes Management Act, but also the opinions of our industry experts – Willie Roos, Zerlinda Van Der Merwe and Dr Carryn Durham.

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Meet the Speakers

Willie Roos

Willie has practiced as a property attorney for over 20 years. He has been involved in Sectional Title management for over 8 years He started Stratafin in 2014 with the goal of assisting Community Schemes with responsible solutions for funding without catching them in a debt trap. Willie has always believed in educating the Sectional Title industry and hosts monthly webinars and shares free resources to assist all those involved in the industry.

Zerlinda Van Der Merwe

Zerlinda is a specialist community schemes legal consultant, offering the services of legal advice in the form of consultations and legal opinions, meeting & CSOS attendances, governance documentation review & amendment, as well as being a professional trustee. Zerlinda’s background is that she is an owner & resident in an HOA & an investor owner in sectional title schemes, a previous managing agent & non-practising attorney. Zerlinda lives & breathes community scheme living & loves it!

Dr Carryn Durham

One of the most highly qualified Sectional Title Attorneys in the country, Carryn holds a BA (Law); LLB; LLM (Masters in Law) and has completed her LLD (Doctorate in Private Law) in the subject, all through the University of Stellenbosch. After five years of working for Sectional Title Specialist Academic Professor CG van der Merwe, she worked as a lead consultant at Paddocks with Graham Paddock and Zerlinda van der Merwe.