SSKB always recommends the use of a body corporate seal

Body Corporate Seal – Qld

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The Queensland Government has announced a review into the state’s property laws including the Body Corporate Community and Management Act 1997 and other community titles legislation including body corporate governance issues. The review period ends on the 22nd of February. This follows on the heels

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Common misconceptions of strata living part 10

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Welcome to the final edition of our ten part series discussing the most commonly misunderstood issues related to strata living. 10. How is money recovered when an owner becomes bankrupt? During times of financial difficulty for lot owners; bodies corporate and owners corporations can often

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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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Bankruptcy in Strata

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During times of financial difficulty for lot owners, bodies corporate and owners corporations can often find themselves out of pocket with overdue and unpaid levies.

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Community Dividend Payout for SSKB Clients

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Unit owners, bodies corporate and owners corporations throughout the country are reaping the benefits of a ground breaking community dividend agreement between SSKB and Bendigo Bank’s Bundall branch.

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The Compact City

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By Tim Sheehan
The City Futures Research Centre of the Faculty of the Built Environment in the University of Sydney (which I will call the C.F.R.C.F.B.E.U.S. for short – I’m joking) has recently published a report entitled Governing the Compact City, authored by Dr Hazel Easthope, Bill Randolph, Prof Jane Marceau and Dr Raymond Bunker.

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Recovering Unpaid Fees from Overseas Lot Owners

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Issuing an application to recover unpaid fees has always had its problems, however the issue has been compounded by a recent decision in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).

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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 #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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