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More Time for NSW Pool Owners to Get Compliant

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  Are you one of the lucky lot owners in NSW who owns a unit in a complex with pool? If so, you probably use this detail to distinguish your property from others in the leasing market, or to make it more attractive when you

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Claims Process Following a Catastrophic Event

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Brisbane Hail/Storm Event 27/11/2014 The storm was described in the local papers as the storm of the decade. Cyclone strength winds and large hail storms hit areas of Brisbane ranging from Forest Lake through to Milton, with suburbs such as Albion, Chermside and Aspley also

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Neighbourly Love

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When I was growing up, our neighbours were like family. The elderly couple Betty and Frank on the right would look after my sister and me after school until our parents finished work. They would indulge us with biscuits and let us watch TV. Our

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Ensure You’re Insured

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Kristi Harris Having worked in the strata industry for some time, one of the most common stories I hear is unit owners or occupiers not having the right insurance and being left out of pocket for damaged property, even when not at fault. I regularly

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Queensland Body Corporate Stakeholders Remain in Limbo

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Tim Sheehan Even with the result now declared, the outcome of the January 31 State Election in Queensland is causing uncertainty in the body corporate community. The principal piece of legislation regulating the tens of thousands of strata schemes is the Body Corporate and Community

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SSKB Exclusive

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Mark Roy – CEO SSKB is excited to give you the exclusive into the changes that are happening for you, as influenced by you. This year we embark on a new strategy developed over years of research, understanding and learning based outcomes. Our direction seeks

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Renters Say “Goodbye Backyard, Hello Balcony”

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Recent figures have shown that strata living is thriving, with rental demand for inner city living and urban development to thank. The global trend towards capital city living has not passed Australia by. A desire to be close to inner city action, have convenient access to

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Body Corporate By-Laws: An Introduction

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When living in close quarters with other people, a number of commonly accepted rules can help maintain order and harmony. In strata schemes, these rules are known as by-laws. What are body corporate by-laws? Body corporate by-laws are a set of rules which apply to a

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The Legislative Review: Opportunities for stakeholders

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Recently, I had the opportunity to present at the Brisbane Living in Strata Body Corporate Trade Show along side Lord Mayor Graham Quirk and the Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleije. It was a fantastic opportunity to offer insight and education to attendees on the Property Law

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Our Gold Coast Office has moved!

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We are excited to announce that our SSKB Gold Coast office has now moved into a fantastic new building! After 14 years at our former location on Bundall Road, we have relocated 500 metres around the corner to 10 Frigo Court, Bundall. The office doors

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Pool safety in strata properties

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One child lost, is one too many. Yet according to the Royal Life Saving Society Australia (RLSA), in the last five years, over 150 Australian children under the age of five have drowned. Sadly, many of these incidents have occurred within backyard or complex swimming

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Gardening in strata

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Landscaped, well kept and well maintained gardens not only make strata communities more beautiful, but they can also have a large impact on property values. ‘Landscaped’ area encompasses everything from the gardens themselves to driveways and pathways and should be maintained at a high level

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Body corporate insurance issues

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From all the staff here at SSKB, we would like to extend our sympathies to those living in strata communities who have suffered loss or damage as result of the floods and cyclonic conditions across Queensland.

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Online innovation at SSKB

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At SSKB we’re always thinking up new ways to make a positive difference in the lives of our lot owners. We have a team of strata management professionals who work together from different departments across the company who are constantly dreaming up innovative product offerings. After all, this is at the very core of what we do.

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NBN Co Strata Register

NBN Co Strata Register

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Strata Community Australia (SCA) and the NBN Co have made an alliance in order to make it easier for the network builder to get building access to multi-dwelling units (MDU) for the roll out of the National Broadband Network.

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