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The Pitfalls of Payment Plans You Must Know

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Many lot owners find it increasingly difficult to pay their body corporate contributions by due date. In some circumstances the body corporate committee can approve reasonable payment plans to assist owners who find themselves in financial hardship. However, there are a number of pitfalls owners must be aware of before entering into a payment plan.

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The 4 Issues With the WH&S Act 2011 for Building Managers

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There is more responsibility than ever on on-site managers to fulfiltheir obligations in relation to the health and safety of workers, occupiers and visitors to the building under the new Work Health & Safety Act 2011. We have identified the 4 main issues for on-site managers , click ‘more’ to find out what they are, and learn how to minimise the risks.

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Dramatic Increases in Electricity Charges & How to Fight It

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Electricity charges are set to rise dramatically on the first of July this year, but Silver Asset Services are offering free advice to bodies corporate to help minimize the cost increase. Make sure you read this article to learn how you can keep the cost of electricity down, even though the prices are going up!

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Management Rights Discussion Paper

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Queensland’s management rights industry is the subject of adiscussion paper released by the former Bligh Government to review aspects of the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997. However, you don’t have to accept that decisions which will make a major impact on your life is made by others. You can have a say yourself! Read this article to find out how.

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Making A Difference – It Gives SSKB Meaning

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SSKB Director, Tim Sheehan, has featured on the SSKB Community Link’s front page since 2007, but was missing from the last two editions. Click ‘read more’ to find out why, and how he found meaning through his work with strata communities and SSKB.

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3 Secrets on How to Cut a Good Deal

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Every strata community requires regular maintenance and regardless if the money is taken from the sinking fund or the admin fund, it is in the best interest of your community to secure a reasonable price. Check out these 3 secrets on how to cut a good deal for your community’s next maintenance job.

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The 4 Concepts of the WH&S Act You Must Know

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The new harmonised Workplace Health & Safety Act introduces a number of concepts that did not exist in previous legislations; don’t miss the 4 crucial concepts everyone (owners, building managers, committee members) must know.

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5 Questions & Answers About Water Leak Responsibility

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Water leaks leads to water damage, but who is responsible for cleaning up? Is it the owner, occupier, committee, body corporate or building manager who will have to cover the costs? Or, can it be covered by insurance? Read this article to find the answers!

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SSKB Tailor to You

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The SSKB Client Care team have listened to all feedback received from our clients and we have completely transformed and improved our approach to levy recovery.

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The #1 Tip to Keep Your Community Functioning

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Just like personal finances, strata communities also depend on a steady cash flow in order to operate. Imagine if your boss continuously paid your salary late. How would you pay for your food, mortgage, electricity, internet or other bills?

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All Means Necessary

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The Chevron Renaissance indoor pool was recently opened after a $500,000 refurbishment for the benefit of residents and visitors. To make sure all owners were properly informed (regardless of where they lived), SSKB ensured the whole process was filmed from beginning to end. Click more to see the pictures and view the video.

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Top 4 Aspects of Projects Achieving Sales in Today’s Tight Market

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Common themes are emerging amongst projects that are going to market for sales and which are actually achieving results in today’s though market. Have you ever wondered what the secret ingredients are? Well, no need to wonder anymore as SSKB … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to join EnviroDevelopment

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SSKB has recently become a proud Professional Member of EnviroDevelopment. EnviroDevelopment is a scientifically-based branding system designed to make it easier for purchasers to recognise and select more environmentally sustainable developments and lifestyles. SSKB joined EnviroDevelopment because they have established … Continue reading

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The Change to Off-the-Plan Contracts All Developers Must Know

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According to the Mayan calendar 2012 will be a bad year, as the Mayans claim it will be the end of all days. However, for developers there is some rather positive news for 2012 (as long as the Mayans aren’t … Continue reading

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