SSKB looks at AGM resolutions and whether they can be rescinded by the committee

Rescinding AGM Resolutions at an EGM – NSW

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A recent FAQ from a committee member to SSKB raised an interesting question – can a resolution from an AGM or part thereof,  be rescinded by the Owners Corporation executive committee at a subsequent general meeting? This is an important question – if a mistake

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The Victorian Government commissioned a survey of renters, landlords and property managers, SSKB Strata Managers shares the results

Rent: The Survey – Victoria

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You’ve heard of the musical, now read the survey. Renting and the experiences of tenants, landlords and property managers in Victoria was the subject of a comprehensive survey earlier this year and the results were released at the end of August. The purpose of the survey

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SSKB - Strata Managers reminds you to check your smoke alarms April 1

Sweeping Changes To Queensland’s Smoke Alarm Laws

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Queensland strata communities are being urged to upgrade smoke detectors to comply with new state laws passed at the end of August. From 1 January, 2017 all new buildings will be required to have interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms in all bedrooms of the home and

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SSKB strata managers examines changes to proxy voting in NSW Owners Corporations

Proxy Voting – NSW

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New strata laws apply in New South Wales from 30 November. SSKB has reviewed these new laws and in response to enquiries from our clients, we address five of the major changes that will affect your community. If you have any further questions regarding these

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SSKB strata managers looks at changes to NSW legislation regarding renovations in strata communities.

New Laws Make Owners Renovations Easier – NSW

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New strata laws apply in New South Wales from 30 November. SSKB has reviewed these new laws and in response to enquiries from our clients, we address five of the major changes that will affect your community. If you have any further questions regarding these

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SSKB Strata managers reviews NSW strata law legislation changes to come in force in 30 November 2016

New Law Affects Levies and Capital Expenditure Funds – NSW

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New strata laws apply in New South Wales from 30 November. SSKB has reviewed these new laws and in response to enquiries from our clients, we address five of the major changes that will affect your community. If you have any further questions regarding these

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SSKB Strata managers advises NSW Owners Corporations to be familiar with legislative changes which now include tenant participation

New Strata Laws Include Tenants – NSW

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New strata laws apply in New South Wales from 30 November. SSKB has reviewed these new laws and in response to enquiries from our clients, we address five of the major changes that will affect your community. If you have any further questions regarding these

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SSKB Strata managers reminds all NSW Owners Corporation communities to review and update their by-law as per the new legislation

Model By-Laws To Set The Standard – NSW

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By-laws – NSW New strata laws apply in New South Wales from 30 November. SSKB has reviewed these new laws and in response to enquiries from our clients, we address five of the major changes that will affect your community. If you have any further

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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? – 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 Strata Managers looks at at what committees should do with excess funds raised by special levies

Surplus Special Levy Funds – Victoria

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In recent articles, we have discussed the roles of maintenance funds and plans in strata communities. An owner’s corporation’s maintenance fund is effectively a deposit which exists to allow an owners corporation to pay for repairs and maintenance of a building, in accordance with the

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SSKB Strata Managers looks at at what committees should do with excess funds raised by special levies

Surplus Special Levy Funds – NSW

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In recent articles, we have discussed the roles of sinking funds and administrative funds in strata communities.  A sinking fund is effectively a deposit which exists to allow an Owners Corporation to pay for major capital repairs and maintenance of a building, while the administrative

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Power To The People – Qld

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Important information for all Queensland body corporate committees from Silver Asset Services: The National Energy Customer Framework (NECF) was introduced to Queensland on 1 July 2015. NECF is a set of national laws, rules and regulations governing the sale and supply of energy (electricity and

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FREE Seminar for all Body Corporate Committees & Resident Unit Managers

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Calling all Body Corporate Committees and Resident Unit Managers! Discover how to: Access building management and compliance experts for FREE Create a complaint building management system Use a building management system to make you money Use great record keeping as the key to mitigating risk.

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