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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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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SSKB is proud to manage Melbourne's historic gem, Grand Central Apartments

Full Steam Ahead For Grand Central Living

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One of the attractions of a strata title living is the opportunity to savour a special lifestyle in interesting buildings located in exciting cities. One that fits the bill to a tee is the Grand Central Apartments. Peter Parsons, the owner’s corporation chairperson, shares with

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Do Committee Decisions Influence Property Values?

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An enriching part of the strata living experience is exposure to variety and diversity. After all, they do say variety is the spice of life! However, when decisions on expenditure, upgrades and projects must be made collectively, this range of varying opinions and personalities can

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Body Corporate By-Laws: An Introduction

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When living in close quarters with other people, a number of commonly accepted rules can help maintain order and harmony. In strata schemes, these rules are known as by-laws. What are body corporate by-laws? Body corporate by-laws are a set of rules which apply to a

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Managing conflicting concerns during Schoolies

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Recently, the Queensland Commissioner for Body Corporate and Community Management released an article which re-visited the issue of ‘behavioural management’ in strata schemes during Schoolies. This is a time of year when apartment blocks and high-rises (particularly those on the Gold Coast) are flooded with

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National Broadband Roll-out check-list:

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  According to the Australian government, it is estimated that by mid 2016, more than six million homes and businesses will either be in the process of receiving, or already have access to NBN services. It’s all part of an initiative to prepare Australia’s telecommunications

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Body Corporate

Common Misconceptions of Strata Living – Part 6

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Welcome to part six of a ten part series discussing the most commonly misunderstood issues related to strata living. 6. Body Corporate Resources.

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Living With Dogs And Living With The Decision Not To Have Dogs

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By Tim Sheehan. I don’t live in a body corporate at the moment, but I do live in a tiny community. It consists of 5 members: me, my wife, Elizabeth, and our three kids – Emma, Gerard and William.

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Communication is key at SSKB

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The central focus behind all of SSKB’s Owners Corporations and Bodies Corporate is communication. After all, without successful communication, chaos would erupt!

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How To Reduce Debt In Your Strata Community

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Did you know SSKB was able to reduce a $45 000 debt into a more manageable $7 000 within three months!

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Short-Term Holiday Letting In Strata

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Short term leasing of residential apartments is an exceptionally controversial topic within strata communities.

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Living In Strata: Educating The Wider Community

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Living In Strata, a free online information portal will play a huge part in educating the 400+ strata-title executive committee members who would be interested in further training.

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