Catching The Drift – Queensland

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One of the most popular articles we’ve written for the SSKB newsletter has been on smoking. It is one of the vexed issues of our times – especially in strata communities where committees have to balance competing interests of occupiers who each have the right

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Catching The Drift – New South Wales

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One of the most popular articles we’ve written for the SSKB newsletter has been on smoking. It is one of the vexed issues of our times – especially in strata communities where committees have to balance competing interests of occupiers who each have the right

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Catching The Drift – Victoria

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One of the most popular articles we’ve written for the SSKB newsletter has been on smoking. It is one of the vexed issues of our times – especially in strata communities where committees have to balance competing interests of residents who each have the right

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Clear Communication Is The Key To A Healthy Strata Community

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George Bernard Shaw once made the observation: “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” The playwright might have also been referring to dilemma faced by committees in strata communities. The need for good communication is pretty self-evident –

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Wishing You A Clutter-Free Christmas

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Apartment living means reducing clutter, but one thing which tends to break the rule are the Christmas decorations. Unlike many other possessions, Christmas decorations are often personal, and full of memories which invariably means everything ends up on the tree. But if you’re looking to

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Community Building Ideas

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Many people living in an apartment property can go for years without knowing their neighbour’s names, let alone what they do or where they come from. Saying hello in the hallway is about as far as it gets for community minded interaction for many people.

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Seven Movies To Write Home About

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We’re at the end of another year at SSKB and we’d like to thank you for another successful year. In addition to providing important information and advice for your strata community, we also like to have a little fun. We’d love to leave you with

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By-Laws: Playing Devil’s Advocate – Vic

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Owners Corporations should play devil’s advocate with their rules to ensure they comply with the law and are enforced in such a way to reduce the risk of them being overturned in adjudication. The governing principle for all Owners Corporation Rules can be summed up

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By-Laws: Playing Devil’s Advocate – NSW

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Strata communities should play devil’s advocate with their by-laws to ensure they comply with the law and are enforced in such a way to reduce the risk of them being overturned in adjudication. The governing principle for all Body Corporate and Owners Corporation by-laws can

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By-Laws: Playing Devil’s Advocate – Qld

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Strata communities should play devil’s advocate with their by-laws to ensure they comply with the law and are enforced in such a way to reduce the risk of them being overturned in adjudication. The governing principle for all Body Corporate and Owners Corporation by-laws can

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The Role Of A BC/OC Treasurer

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In a Body Corporate and Owners Corporation, a new committee is elected at each annual general meeting by the lot owners.  This committee is responsible for the administrative and day-to-day running of the community, including making decisions on the behalf of lot owners, and enforcing

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Position Vacant: Developer Consultancy Team Support Officer

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Dateline: 8 November 2016 SSKB is a market leader in Strata and Property Management! We are one of the fastest growing and leading Body Corporate Management and Developer consulting service organisations in Australia. Our industry leading Developer Consulting Team is second to none, and provides

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Make A Clean Sweep This Spring

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Spring cleaning may not sound like the world’s most enjoyable task but it doesn’t have to be daunting – or laden with chemicals. Since space is always limited in units, a spring clean is the perfect excuse to review everything worn, damaged, or simply unwanted.

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How Your Levies Are Calculated – NSW

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How are your levies calculated? Have you ever reviewed your budgets or general meeting material and wondered how your levies are calculated? Or similarly, have you just paid your levy without really knowing what you’ve been paying for? Here is a quick guide to assist

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How Your Levies Are Calculated – Qld

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How are your levies calculated? Have you ever reviewed your budgets or general meeting material and wondered how your levies are calculated? Or similarly, have you just paid your levy without really knowing what you’ve been paying for? Here is a quick guide to assist

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