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Client Solutions

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Clients of SSKB 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.  Our Client Solutions Team have a range of communication methods to ensure the right fit for every owner.  Live Chat Today, people are constantly multitasking

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Building spotlight – 38 Camberwell

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38 Camberwell is one of Melbournes most sleek and luxurious apartments. With its cutting-edge design and an unwavering commitment to optimum standard of high-end quality fixtures and fittings throughout, 38 Camberwell offers its residents all you could want and more. 38 Camberwell, like most buildings

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What is the Difference Between a Community Manager and a Building Manager?

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Strata can be a confusing world and often the lines blur with the roles and responsibilities. For anyone new to a strata–titled development, there are terms which may sound similar but in reality are completely different. At SSKB we have put together this article to make the roles clearer and

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Changes to BCCM Regulation – What You Need to Know

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On the 29 September 2020 new BCCM Regulation Modules were published that will commence on 1 March 2021. This will include the following Regulation Modules:-   2 Lot Schemes, Small schemes, Standard, Commercial & Accommodation. These new regulations relate primarily to recommendations made by the

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Understanding Terminology in a Meeting

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Buying into a strata community is an exciting time. You may have shared facilities such as pools and saunas that you can enjoy, or you may be looking forward to having common property so you are no–longer having to spend your Sundays doing the gardening.  However, if you are new to the strata world, you may

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Your Vision Post Lockdown With Greg Layton

Your Vision Post Lockdown with Greg Layton

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We are now over half-way through our Resilience in ISO webinar series, and have now unfortunately been hit with an extension on the lockdown. The mental health and wellbeing of our clients and staff in Melbourne is a top priority, and with 2 sessions left we hope

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Queensland Schoolies 2020

Queensland Schoolies 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19 – What You Need to Know

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Schoolies week has been cancelled in Queensland after being classified as a high-risk event during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Schoolies week was scheduled to start on the Gold Coast on November 21 however, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said that all official events including concerts and beach parties will be cancelled.   “This is a mass event,

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Practicing Mindfulness in Your Apartment

Practicing Mindfulness in Your Apartment

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Melbourne has always been seen as the social city and, for many, the sports, arts and cafe capital of Australia. But the city’s atmosphere and vibrancy have been halted with the recent restriction measures  and it will continue to feel this impact for the weeks coming. SSKB’s client base is primarily living in apartments with limited space, many of

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What is The Best Method to Change Strata Managers

What is the Best Method to Change Strata Managers?

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Are you completely satisfied with your current Strata Manager?  Many Bodies Corporate/Owners Corporations are unhappy with the service they are receiving from their current manager however are unsure how to change to a new management company.  Changing strata managers is simpler than most people think and can be done

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What is a Special Levy

What is a special levy?

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If you are part of a Body Corporate or Owners Corporation, you will hear the words levy and special levy being raised. But what is the difference between a levy and a special levy?    Levy  A levy is also known as a Body Corporate or Owners Corporation fee and is a regular financial

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Building Your Own Lockdown Resilience Toolkit with Greg Layton

Building Your Own Lockdown Resilience Toolkit with Greg Layton

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The Melbourne lifestyle has always been thriving – the music and arts scenes, the foodies dream and of course that inner-city apartment living. The sudden shakeup into a state of disaster, the endless flow of negative press and lockdown inside an apartment (often with no balcony)

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Spotlight on the Solito Community

Spotlight on the Solito Community

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At SSKB we promote positive communities and understand the importance of Committees, Owners, Building Managers and Body Corporate/Owners Corporation Managers working cooperatively for the benefit of all owners. One of our Brisbane schemes is an excellent example of a positive and proactive strata community working

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Conflict within the committee

Conflict within the Committee

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When living in a Body Corporate/Owners Corporation, disputes can occasionally occur. How the issue is approached and resolved is crucial to the relationships between the parties going forward. When conflict arises between Committee members, badly handled dispute resolution can lead to a breakdown of communication between key parties

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Top Tips on Strata Budgeting_

Top tips on strata budgeting

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If you own in a Strata property, you are required to pay Body Corporate contributions, commonly known as levies. Levies cover many items such as the costs of maintaining common areas, administrative costs for items such as audits and tax, contractual fees and sinking fund

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Human Trials Have Begun for COVID Vaccine How Can you Help

Human Trials Have Begun for COVID Vaccine – How can you help?

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The next critical phase for The University of Queensland’s COVID-19 vaccine has now commenced. On Monday July 14, the University of Queensland human trials of its COVID vaccine.   The researchers at the University required up to 120 volunteers for the first stage of the human trial. More than 4000 individuals expressed their interest in volunteering.  It is

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