Who’s Responsible For Pest Control in a Body Corporate

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Summer is on its way and the insects are out in force. So, who is responsible for pest control? The simple answer is the body corporate is generally responsible for any pest inspection, prevention and treatment work on common property. A lot owner is responsible

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Who’s Responsible For Pest Control In An Owners Corporation

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Summer is on its way and the insects are out in force. So, who is responsible for pest control? The simple answer is the owners corporation is generally responsible for any pest inspection, prevention and treatment work on common property. A lot owner is responsible

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Running A Business in a Body Corporate

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Running a business from home seems like no big deal in this day and age, but matters are slightly more complex when it comes to strata living. Of course, many home businesses are conducted by without any visitors or frequent deliveries coming to the premises

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Running A Business in an Owners Corporation

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Running a business from home seems like no big deal in this day and age, but matters are slightly more complex when it comes to living in an Owners Corporation. Of course, many home businesses are conducted by without any visitors or frequent deliveries coming

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Strata Storm Season Preparation

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Weather experts are predicting an active storm season this summer. The upcoming thunderstorm season is likely to be extremely active across northern and eastern Australia. A neutral phase of the Pacific or weak La Niña conditions combined with high land temperatures should increase the number

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LPG Safety in Strata Communities

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Reports in the news earlier this month of a St Kilda man injured in his apartment by an exploding LPG bottle has reinforced reminders for increased safety awareness for everyone living in strata communities. This is in addition to increased awareness by strata communities all

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Register For Safety

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A little record-keeping is all it takes for strata communities to improve health and safety. The following three registers can provide your community with peace of mind. Register of Contractors Indemnity Register Safe Working Method Statement A Register of Contractors lists approved licensed and reputable

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Approving Invoices Is Easy Through The Hub

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Keeping track of invoices for your body corporate or owners corporation is quick and convenient with the Invoice Hub. The Invoice Hub is easy to use, save you time and give you more control over the approval of invoices. Some of the other benefits include:

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Strata Financial Audits – Good Governance & Best Practice

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Is your strata community following the law and administrative best practice? An annual financial statement audit is a legal requirement for Body Corporate and Owners Corporation communities, but even more importantly, an independent third-party audit provides peace of mind for all lot owners and committee

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Have You Had A Building Valuation Lately?

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Regular building valuations for strata managed (multi-tenanted) properties are not only required by law, but they also make good sense. Property valuations can affect the price of commercial and residential strata insurance premiums, the currency of your insurance and the payout of total loss claims.

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SSKB strata managers, looks at what a strata community needs to do when an OC or Body Corporate committee member resigns

What Happens When A Committee Member Resigns – Qld

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A committee member may resign for many reasons – the sale of the property, other commitments, even just a need for a change. If the committee member decides not to wait until the annual general meeting to stand down, there are procedures that have to

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SSKB strata managers, looks at what a strata community needs to do when an OC or Body Corporate committee member resigns

What Happens When A Committee Member Resigns? Vic

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Victoria’s Owners Corporation law is different to Queensland and New South Wales – not every owners corporation needs to have a committee. Owners corporations with fewer than 13 lots may elect a committee if they choose. If your owners corporation does not have a committee,

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SSKB strata managers, looks at what a strata community needs to do when an OC or Body Corporate committee member resigns

What Happens When A Committee Member Resigns? – NSW

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A committee member may resign for many reasons – the sale of the property, other commitments, even just a need for a change. If the committee member decides not to wait until the annual general meeting to stand down, there are procedures that have to

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SSKB Community Managers looks at voting proxies in strata communities

Proxies And How They Work – Vic

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You can still have a say, even if you can’t attend your owners corporation meetings. All lot owners can choose a proxy to represent them. To alert the owners corporation that someone will be attending in your place, you will need to appoint a proxy

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SSKB Community Managers looks at voting proxies in strata communities

Proxies And How They Work – NSW

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You can still have a say, even if you can’t attend your owners corporation meetings. All lot owners can choose a proxy to represent them. To alert the owners corporation that someone will be attending in your place, you will need to appoint a proxy

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