SSKB shares commonsense personal safety tips for property managers and resident unit managers

11 Essential Inspection Safety Tips for Property Managers

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This article first appeared in Residential Property Manager and is reproduced with kind permission. by Darren Hunter Every property manager places their safety at risk when they enter a property. However, most property managers do not take precautions to reduce the potential risks they face.

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August Strata News Wrap-Up

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Becoming part of a body corporate or owners corporation committee is an exciting opportunity to make a positive difference in your community. But for the first time committee member, it can be daunting to familiarise yourself with the specific rules and regulation that govern strata

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How To Prepare A Budget

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Preparation of a budget is one of the most important tasks a committee must undertake in their year to year operation. The following are general principles which strata communities may consider when preparing their budgets. The previous year end accounts are reviewed prior to commencing preparation of

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Strata FAQ: Annexing Common Property

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Welcome to a new feature in your SSKB Committee Newsletter. Each edition we will be taking a frequently asked question received by our community managers and share them with you. This is part of our commitment to providing education and support for Body Corporate and

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Ben Brings a Fresh View to Valley Living

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It’s 10am and Fortitude Valley, the party of heart of Brisbane, is coming alive for the day. Some of its most colourful characters won’t emerge for another 12 hours, but the Valley’s quirky off-beat charm is unmistakable – even during daylight hours. Like so much

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Does a body corporate have to include all submitted motions on a general meeting agenda?

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by Frank Higginson We get this question at least once a month.  The answer has always been ‘Yes’. And why wouldn’t it be?  The Modules requires that if a motion is submitted by an owner before the end of the body corporate’s financial year, then

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Meet The Team: Maureen from Client Financials

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SSKB has an extensive team of people to help you manage your strata investment. This month we’d like to introduce you to the Client Financials team. In addition to your Community Manager and Assistant Community Manager, SSKB lot owners have access to our expert Client Financials

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Fair Trading NSW is holding a seminar important to SSKB communities in NSW

Information Evening for NSW Strata Communities

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There are 90 different changes to New South Wales strata laws from November 30. Is your community prepared? Strata Community Australia (NSW), in conjunction with NSW Fair Trading and REINSW, will be hosting education seminars around NSW on the new strata legislation. The seminar is

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Internal Improvements – Is Permission Required? – Queensland

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You’ve been saving up, and you’ve decided renovating or improving your apartment sounds like a good idea. You know what you want to do, how much it will cost you, and approximately how long it will take before you will be living in recently renovated

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Internal Improvements: Is Permission Required? – Victoria

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You’ve been saving up, and you’ve decided renovating or improving your apartment sounds like a good idea. You know what you want to do, how much it will cost you, and approximately how long it will take before you will be living in recently renovated

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SSKB strata managers hold a wealth of knowledge helpful to building managers

Strata Managers Hold A Wealth Of Information

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In a previous article, we have focused on some of the important duties which a Resident Unit Manager must undertake to successfully fulfil their role. And while these duties cover a wide range of areas, there is one relationship which can make fulfilling these tasks

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SSKB looks at ways to support body corporate/owners corporation committee members

How To Keep Your Committee Fresh

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It’s a problem which besets just about every type of committee – the need for fresh blood versus the same old faces who always volunteer to remain on a committee. So, what can you do if you feel your community would benefit from fresh faces?

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SSKB talks to Jim Edwards RUM at Park Edge Views

Jim Enjoys Room With A View

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Park Edge Views, located in the master-planned Springfield development is a little slice of heaven on earth – certainly Jim Edwards thinks so. This is a ‘tree change’ opportunity for Jim who is the resident manager on the brand new 80 lot townhouse development, which

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SSKB is proud to manage the Chevron Renaissance strata community

Bernd’s Role As Treasurer Adds Up

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Often times people move to the Gold Coast looking to retire but end up being busier than ever – and that’s certainly the case for Bernd Liczywek, body corporate treasurer at Chevron Renaissance on the Gold Coast. There’s not one, but three buildings totalling 713

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SSKB shares ways to help get people to your body corporate or owners corporation AGM

How To Get The Most People To Your AGM

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One of the challenges for hard working committees is to encourage as many lot owners as possible to participate in the AGM. The AGM canvasses some of the most important issues in that community for the next 12 months, including the committee make up, the

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