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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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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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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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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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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Herbs At Home – Apartment Friendly Plants

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One of the compromises of apartment living is not having your own personal green space. But even the most avowed ‘brown thumb’ would concede that having a thriving herb garden would be a handy addition. Best of all, herb gardens are easy to grow and

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Joining Your Community Committee

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As the owner of a unit or apartment, you are a member of an exclusive group – the Body Corporate (or Owners Corporation) of your community. It’s like being a shareholder in a company and, as a result, you have the right to be involved

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What’s In A Name?

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What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, would by any other name smell as sweet. It might all be the same to William Shakespeare, but for developers and people who buy apartments, a name is very important indeed. A name is vital

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11 Essential Inspection Safety Tips for Property Managers

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This article first appeared in Residential Property Manager and is reproduced with kind permission. by Darren Hunter Every property manager places their safety at risk when they enter a property. However, most property managers do not take precautions to reduce the potential risks they face.

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August Strata News Wrap-Up

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Becoming part of a body corporate or owners corporation committee is an exciting opportunity to make a positive difference in your community. But for the first time committee member, it can be daunting to familiarise yourself with the specific rules and regulation that govern strata

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How To Prepare A Budget

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Preparation of a budget is one of the most important tasks a committee must undertake in their year to year operation. The following are general principles which strata communities may consider when preparing their budgets. The previous year end accounts are reviewed prior to commencing preparation of

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Strata FAQ: Annexing Common Property

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Welcome to a new feature in your SSKB Committee Newsletter. Each edition we will be taking a frequently asked question received by our community managers and share them with you. This is part of our commitment to providing education and support for Body Corporate and

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Ben Brings a Fresh View to Valley Living

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It’s 10am and Fortitude Valley, the party of heart of Brisbane, is coming alive for the day. Some of its most colourful characters won’t emerge for another 12 hours, but the Valley’s quirky off-beat charm is unmistakable – even during daylight hours. Like so much

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Does a body corporate have to include all submitted motions on a general meeting agenda?

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by Frank Higginson We get this question at least once a month.  The answer has always been ‘Yes’. And why wouldn’t it be?  The Modules requires that if a motion is submitted by an owner before the end of the body corporate’s financial year, then

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Meet The Team: Maureen from Client Financials

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SSKB has an extensive team of people to help you manage your strata investment. This month we’d like to introduce you to the Client Financials team. In addition to your Community Manager and Assistant Community Manager, SSKB lot owners have access to our expert Client Financials

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