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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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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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4 Tips For Heating Your Apartment This Winter

4 Tips for Heating Your Apartment This Winter

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Winter is officially here, and boy are we feeling it!! It always seems to be that your home can’t stay cool in summer and warm in winter. So, how do you stay warm in the cooler months? Seal it up There is no mistaking the

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Getting organised in your strata property

Getting Organised in Your Strata Property Marie Kondo Style

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It has been three months since the hit Netflix show got people to finally organize their lives, here is a bit of a reminder. Tidying up with Marie Kondo stars the Japanese decluttering expert. The more bags of clutter and rubbish that the home owners

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Allunga and Ballah Cost Savings

Allunga and Ballah – Cost Savings

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The best body corporate committees will look for the latest technology to improve the efficiency of their building, and increase property values.  Sometimes this involves capital expenditure to reduce operating costs. SSKB loves working closely and building strong relationships with our Committees and Building Managers

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Feng Shui Design Is Elemental

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Making the most of your living space is vital in apartment living. And the ancient Chinese principles of Feng Shui may help cut through the clutter, and point the way to attractive and functional design. Feng Shui is a system of laws in Chinese thought

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SSKB Supports The Community

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SSKB loves to give back to the community. SSKB Wheel And Walk Last month, SSKB was the major sponsor of the 2018 Brisbane Wheel and Walk, the major fund-raising event for SBH Queensland. In addition, some of our staff members laced up their running shoes

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Popular Plants for Common Gardens

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Well-maintained common property around your strata community not only improves your property visually, but can also impact on your property’s values.  Common property which can be greatly and easily improved includes all aspects of the gardening and grounds such as lawns, access roadways and swimming

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In-home Tech For Apartment Living

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SSKB Strata Managers is taking a look at some to the high tech gizmos and gadgets to make apartment living even better. Some of the things we’re featuring are high concept, others are available to purchase right now. Sometimes apartment living – and its space

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Ben Brings a Fresh View to Valley Living

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It’s 10am and Fortitude Valley, the party of heart of Brisbane, is coming alive for the day. Some of its most colourful characters won’t emerge for another 12 hours, but the Valley’s quirky off-beat charm is unmistakable – even during daylight hours. Like so much

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Chief Strata Officer A New Role For Kim

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SSKB is delighted to announce the promotion of Brisbane General Manager Kim Fenton to Chief Strata Officer, a newly created position within SSKB. According to CEO of SSKB, Mark Roy, the new position is unique in the industry. “SSKB has experienced outstanding growth over the

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SSKB looks at why morning meetings are best

Good Morning, Sunshine!

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Meetings are an important and inevitable part of body corporate life. Each body corporate/owners corporation will have one AGM, possibly an EGM, and a number of committee meetings throughout the year. Strata managers and committee members alike want these meetings to be efficient and worthwhile. Though many

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Energy efficiency is possible in strata communities. SSKB looks at some of the options.

Ideas For Going Green

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It can be easy going green, and the long term benefits could include financial savings as well as ecological ones. Encouraging green planting in and around buildings – especially creating green shade on balconies that receive a blast of western sun – can reduce the

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Chris Nezmah from StarBMS recommends RUMs do their homework first

Working with Committees – Prioritising Improvement Budgets

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In 2015 SSKB surveyed Resident Unit Manages to ask them what their top five challenges were. The answer came back – working with body corporate/owners corporation committees to approve budgets for building improvements. We asked Chris Nezmah, general manager of Star BMS for practical tips

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