Engel & Völkers Dolphin Coast provides high-quality Sectional Title Management and Scheme Management services and ensures compliance of the Sectional Titles Act, the Sectional Titles Management Act and the Community Schemes Ombud Service Act.
These services are provided under the supervision and control of the Trustees of the Home Owners Association or Body Corporate.
Meet Our Team
Karien Hunter, a prominent property attorney and businesswoman, boasts many years’
experience dealing with all aspects of the law, with a particular focus on property law and
corporate governance. She has brought this wealth of expertise and knowledge to Engel &
Völkers Dolphin Coast, which ideally positions the company to provide high-quality Body
Corporate management services.
Receiving many accolades during her career, such as Business Woman of the Year for Kwa-
Zulu Natal in 2008, Karien is known for her skills in dispute resolution.
Personally dealing with many developments over the years, which varied in size and scope,
Karien assists developer clients in structuring property developments in a cost-efficient manner while advising on all land and compliance issues.
Karien has also attended to the resolution of numerous Body Corporate disputes, assisting the
Trustees of various Body Corporates on all aspects of sectional title management and
Karien has served as Trustee and Vice-Chairman of the Home Owners Association of a large
Estate in the Southern Cape for many years, which comprises sectional title, free-standing
homes, commercial space, a golf course and hotel and leisure facilities. She also assisted and
advised on corporate governance and redrafted the Constitution of the Home Owners
Johann Hunter attends to all aspects relating to the financial management of the company.
With a BAcc(Hons) degree from Stellenbosch University, Johann qualified as a Chartered
Accountant in 2010. He is also the founder and owner of Cloud smart Accounting, which is a
cloud-based accounting services provider.
Serving as the Financial Director of a large non-profit organization from 2011 to 2016, Johann is well versed in various corporate governance matters dealing with setting up company founding documents and is therefore well qualified and experienced in these matters.
Johann still provides oversight to the management of numerous properties commercial and otherwise, owned by the non-profit.
With two years of experience as a Trustee of a large complex in Stellenbosch, Johann has a
unique understanding of the needs, responsibilities and role of a sectional title scheme trustee - gaining valuable insider knowledge.
Samantha Theron attends to all aspects of administration and liaises with trustees, owners and service providers within Engel & Völkers Dolphin Coast. Samantha has been with Engel & Völkers on the North Coast for the last ten years and has in-depth experience in administration and management.
Ingrid Meulenaere is an experienced businesswoman and has served as a trustee of Lalapanzi in Simbithi for five years. She has been the chairman for the last three years, where she deals with the day to day responsibilities of the Board of Trustees in overseeing the complex and liaising with the managing agents. Ingrid works closely with Samantha and our administration department to ensure the timeous response to repairs and maintenance requirements in respect of the common property in a complex, estate and developments. With a background in corporate management, where she oversaw a tremendous staff compliment of 130, Ingrid uses her management knowhow to provide unparalleled service.
We place the interest of our clients at the forefront of each interaction - ensuring that our commitment to transparent, real-time management and accounting to our Body Corporate and Home Owners Association clients, forms the core of our business.
ENGEL & VÖLKERS KZN DOLPHIN COAST is an estate agency registered with the EAAB and managed by Karien Hunter, the founder of AMC HUNTER INC, which celebrated 32 years of success as a property law firm in 2019.
ENGEL & VÖLKERS is a large international brand with its headquarters in Hamburg, Germany and is renowned for its excellent systems. It is based in 32 countries with more than 800 shops/ marketing centres.