What is Common Property?

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Common property – it sounds pretty straight forward doesn’t it? But it’s not quite as simple as it seems, and that can become a bone of contention when it comes to repair and maintenance and determining who pays for what. Each state defines Common Property

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What is Strata – Your 4 Top Questions Answered (Qld)

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What is Strata?  A strata community is the name given to people who live in a strata-titled building. A strata title is a legal structure designed for apartment buildings, townhouse complexes. It even extends to industrial parks, office buildings and shopping centres. When you purchase

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What is Strata? Your 4 Top Questions Answered (Vic)

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A strata community is the name given to people who live in a strata-titled building. A strata title is a legal structure designed for apartment buildings, townhouse complexes. It even extends to industrial parks, office buildings and shopping centres. When you purchase in a strata-titled

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What is Strata? Your 4 Top Questions Answered (NSW)

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What is Strata? A strata community is the name given to people who live in a strata-titled building. A strata title is a legal structure designed for apartment buildings, townhouse complexes. It even extends to industrial parks, office buildings and shopping centres. When you purchase

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Who’s Responsible For Pest Control in a Body Corporate

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Summer is on its way and the insects are out in force. So, who is responsible for pest control? The simple answer is the body corporate is generally responsible for any pest inspection, prevention and treatment work on common property. A lot owner is responsible

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Running A Business in an Owners Corporation

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Running a business from home seems like no big deal in this day and age, but matters are slightly more complex when it comes to living in an Owners Corporation. Of course, many home businesses are conducted by without any visitors or frequent deliveries coming

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LPG Safety in Strata Communities

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Reports in the news earlier this month of a St Kilda man injured in his apartment by an exploding LPG bottle has reinforced reminders for increased safety awareness for everyone living in strata communities. This is in addition to increased awareness by strata communities all

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Register For Safety

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A little record-keeping is all it takes for strata communities to improve health and safety. The following three registers can provide your community with peace of mind. Register of Contractors Indemnity Register Safe Working Method Statement A Register of Contractors lists approved licensed and reputable

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Strata Financial Audits – Good Governance & Best Practice

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Is your strata community following the law and administrative best practice? An annual financial statement audit is a legal requirement for Body Corporate and Owners Corporation communities, but even more importantly, an independent third-party audit provides peace of mind for all lot owners and committee

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Safe And Sound: Security In Strata Schemes – Victoria

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Ensuring security in community schemes is a balancing act. On one hand, it must balance the privacy of owners and occupiers, and ensure their rights are not impinged upon.  On the other, it must balance the safety and security of these owners and occupiers, and

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Safe And Sound: Security In Strata Schemes – Queensland

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Ensuring security in community schemes is a balancing act. On one hand, it must balance the privacy of owners and occupiers, and ensure their rights are not impinged upon.  On the other, it must balance the safety and security of these owners and occupiers, and

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Safe And Sound: Security in Strata Schemes – NSW

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Ensuring security in community schemes is a balancing act. On one hand, it must balance the privacy of owners and occupiers, and ensure their rights are not impinged upon.  On the other, it must balance the safety and security of these owners and occupiers, and

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SSKB Strata Managers takes a look at the types of resolutions found in strata meetings

Talking about A Resolution – Queensland

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  We’re talking about a resolution – and the different types you will encounter as a body corporate committee. In Queensland, many body corporate decisions have to be made at a general meeting and, depending on the subject to be discussed, several different resolutions for

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SSKB Strata Managers takes a look at the types of resolutions found in strata meetings

Talking About A Resolution – Victoria

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  We’re talking about a resolution and there are three different types that you will encounter as part of an Owners Corporation committee. The resolutions are designed to ensure the maximum number of owners are aware of issues regarding their community and have their say.

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SSKB Strata Managers takes a look at the types of resolutions found in strata meetings

Talking About A Resolution – NSW

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We’re talking about a resolution – and there are three different types you will encounter when on the committee of an Owners Corporation in New South Wales. These three are used under specific conditions. A general resolution requires a majority passing vote – that is

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