Abbie Wilson, Author at SSKB - Strata Managers | Community Experts
How to join a committee

How to Join a Committee – QLD

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The body corporate committee is the bridge between the building title and the body corporate managers being responsible for making decisions on behalf of the body corporate and putting lawful decisions of the body corporate into effect. The committee has a maximum of 7 and

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Community Management Statements

Community Management Statements – QLD

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For every Body Corporate, the Community Management Statement (CMS) is a crucial document that sets out the rules for living in that particular scheme. A specific Community Management Statement drafted for the particular Body Corporate assists to minimise disputes if they arise . In Queensland,

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Financial Obligations

Financial Obligations

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Under Australian Tax Law, your strata property must fulfill certain financial obligations. Tax returns Australian Tax Law requires that bodies corporate lodge a tax return for their assessable income in the financial year. The rate and threshold of taxation applied to bodies corporate is the

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General Meetings - Vic

General Meeting – VIC

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There are three types of meetings in Victoria: The first annual general meeting Annual general meetings Special general meetings What are the obligations for the first AGM? The first AGM must be convened within six months of the registration of the plan. At this meeting

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Client Solutions

Client Solutions

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When you are a client with SSKB, you gain access to our expert client solutions team who are on hand to assist with all enquiries and provide industry-leading advice on effective strata management solutions. We offer access to first-hand information regarding your property’s affairs. Our

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Everything You Need to Know About Voting

Everything you need to know about voting

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Who may vote at a general meeting? Only defined voters may vote at a general meeting. A voter for a general meeting is an individual who is entered on the body corporate roll as the owner of a lot or the representative of the owners

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The Building Manager

The Building Manager

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The building manager runs a business that is commonly known as “management rights”. Terms that are defined under the Body Corporate and Community Management Act, which apply to a resident manager are “Management Rights” – The letting agent business for the Scheme (including the letting

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Everything You Need to Know About Common Property

Everything You Need To Know About Common Property

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Common property is the property within the scheme that is not within any owner’s lot. Ownership  While there is no registered owner in the Titles Office for the common property, it is owned by the lot owners as tenants in common in shares proportionate to

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Your Role as an Owner

Your Role as an Owner

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The four fundamental responsibilities of an owners may be categorized as follows. An owner must- Abide by the Body Corporate and Community management Act, the regulation module and the by-laws Ensure their details are on the Body Corporate roll Maintain their lot and any exclusive

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Water Leak Responsibility

Water Leak Responsibility

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In periods of heavy rain, water often finds a way to cause a nuisance inside as well as outside. For Owners, Committees, Building Managers and Body Corporate Community Managers this creates the need for some thorough investigation and a hard look at the QLD Body

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The Role of the Committee

The Role of the Committee

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The Committee is the executive arm of the Body Corporate/Owners Corporation. The Committee has the duty of putting into effect the lawful decisions of the strata title. It is a group charged with decision-making power to deal with matters of lesser importance that confront a

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Conducting Business at a General Meeting

Conducting Business at a General Meeting

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Written notice of a meeting must be given to each committee member (including non-voting members). The notice must be given at least 7 days before the meeting or at least 2 days if all voting members agree in writing or at the last. For a

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What Does a Body Corporate Manager Do?

What Does a Body Corporate Manger Do?

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The SSKB team of professional Community Managers are fully equipped with the skills, knowledge and experience to successfully implement strategies to deal with the day-to-day operations of a body corporate or owners corporation community. From preparing budgets to advising of changes in prevailing decisions from

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Does your body corporate have adequate cash flow?

Does Your Body Corporate Have Adequate Cash Flow?

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With the current economic climate and the number of natural disasters, as a body corporate manager I am finding that the cash flow of some bodies corporate is being adversely affected by a handful of owners who default on their levy payments. This can result

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Why do we pay levies?

Why Do We Pay Levies?

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As a Community Manager I am often asked “Why do I have to pay body corporate levies?” Let me start by explaining what actions are taken to create these. Firstly, the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 provides that two funds must be established

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