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Behind the scenes at SSKB

Behind The Scenes at SSKB

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At SSKB we make it as easy as possible for your Committee to manage and maintain your property. From our frontline team in client solutions to our Strata Management Team, to our Finance and Accounting Team, SSKB are a one stop shop for all things

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2019 strata year in review

2019 Strata Year in Review

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The Strata industry is constantly evolving to streamline processes and improve legislation. 2019 has seen many changes to the industry with more changes set to occur in 2020. Each state in Australia is governed by different legislation. While the year was heavily flooded with legislation

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3 p's Christmas

Pets, Parking and Parties – Christmas Edition

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At the beginning of October SSKB and MBA Lawyers hosted a Strata Seminar where Solicitor Clayton Glenister spoke regarding the three P’s: pets, parking and parties. With the festive season in full swing there is no better time for SSKB to educate our clients on

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Airbnb ban

Airbnb Ban

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A Gold Coast Body Corporate has won an appeal to ban Airbnb rentals in their community after a 2-year legal fight. An Appeals Tribunal approved a by-law from the Fairway Island Body Corporate which prohibited owners to let out their property for lettings that were

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Gold Coast Residents, Now is The Chance to Have Your Say!

Gold Coast Residents, Now is The Chance to Have Your Say!

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The Gold Coast City Council has revealed that Surfers Paradise is receiving a radical refresh. The makeover has been long awaited as the Commonwealth Games soaked up most of the funds on the Gold Coast. Cavill Mall is on the list to be revamped as

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What you need to know about schoolies 2019

What You Need To Know About Schoolies 2019

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The end of the academic year marks the beginning of Schoolies, where Year 12 school leavers let down their hair and descend on some of the country’s most popular holiday spots. This means Strata properties will be full to the brim with graduates. Each state

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Draft regulation - last chance to have your say

Draft Regulations- Last Chance To Have Your Say

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 In August, The Body Corporate and Community Management (Standard Module) Regulation 2008 was released for Queensland and we got a first look at some of the proposed changes. New draft regulations have been released for consultation. The new regulation modules will include reforms that will

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Being a client of SSKB means you get more than just a Community Manager

Being a Client of SSKB Means You Get More Than Just a Community Manager

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Clients of SSKB get access to the SSKB Invoice Hub. The Invoice Hub is an online approval system that allows Committees access to pending invoices 24 hours a day. It puts in place a system where multiple Committee members need to approve a payment before it

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Strata Q&A

Strata Q&A

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The terminology and legislation that comes with Strata living is something that not everyone understands or even comes across until we purchase into a Strata property. The SSKB team has created a FAQ to answer some of our most frequently asked questions by unit owners.

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Balcony Safety Fears

Balcony Safety Fears

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On Christmas Eve 2018, residents of Sydney’s Opal Tower were forced to evacuate from their homes due to cracking appearing in the structure of the building. Since then, the media has been highlighting defects within the Strata industry, with Opal Tower being the next big

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SSKB Gold Coast Seminar

SSKB Gold Coast Seminar

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Last Wednesday SSKB hosted a Seminar in conjunction with MBA Lawyers. The Seminar featured the Commissioner for Body Corporate and Community Management, Chris Irons. Hot topics of the night were pets, visitor parking, changes to the BCCM (Standard Module) and the recording of meetings and

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Women in Management Rights

Women in Management Rights

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Last Wednesday SSKB and Freedom Internet partnered to bring Brisbane the launch of a networking group for Women in Management Rights. The group is co-ordinated by Marisa Millane, an experienced industry veteran who has been running Women in Management on the Gold Coast for the

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How to buy into Strata in the 2019 landscape

How to buy into Strata in the 2019 landscape

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Buying a new home or investment property requires careful consideration. Whether you are considering purchasing a house, apartment or townhouse, you should allow the same amount of consideration for each. There are many perks to living in a Strata property. From the sense of community,

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New BCCM (Standard Module) Regulation 2019

New BCCM (Standard Module) Regulation 2019

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The Body Corporate and Community Management (Standard Module) Regulation 2008, will soon be replaced later this year. Queensland now has a first look at the new Body Corporate and Community Management (Standard Module) Regulation and some of the proposed changes for the industry. The consultation

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Everything you need to know about a BMS - QLD

Everything you need to know about a BMS – QLD

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As Australia’s capital cities continue to grow with new developments, more BMS buildings are starting to arise. What is a BMS? Building Management Statements (BMS) provide a mechanism for buildings involving Volumetric lots (which include Residential Lots – usually under a Body Corporate, with retail

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