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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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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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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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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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Can Your Body Corporate_Owners Corporation Realistically Reduce Expenses

Can your Body Corporate/Owners Corporation Realistically Reduce Expenses?

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Many strata owners have been affected by the Covid-19 crisis. Bodies Corporate/Owners Corporations should consider the impact of COVID-19 on the Body Corporate/Owners Corporation and what steps may be appropriate to reduce expenses during this time.    One way of classifying expenditure is:  Essential  Non-essential  Essential  Bodies Corporate/Owners Corporations

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Drones and Strata

Drones and Strata

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From delivering pizza to taking photos, drones have been a hot topic in the media over the past few years, but what you might not have considered is how drones will affect strata communities. Drones are becoming increasingly popular as they become more affordable and

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Deferring Expenditure During The COVID-19 Pandemic_

Deferring Expenditure During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Many strata owners have been affected by the Covid-19 crisis. Bodies Corporate/Owners Corporations should consider the impact of COVID-19 on the Body Corporate/Owners Corporation and what steps may be appropriate to control expenses during this time.   It is not financially necessary to stop paying creditors who have rendered services. Remember these

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Neighbours Coming Together in a Time of Crisis

Neighbors Coming Together in a Time of Crisis

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time across the world. These trying times have triggered an outpouring of generosity and kindness among some Australians and Strata Communities.   Style Apartments have shown kindness and positivity from Owners and Committee members during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering to drop off care packages for a Committee member

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Community Spirit is Alive at Republic Tower_

Community Spirit is Alive at Republic Tower

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One of the Melbourne Schemes managed by SSKB have showed they have got some hardcore community spirit during the COVID-19 pandemic!   Republic Tower is a striking 35 storey building located in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. Residents have shown true community spirit by working together for the benefit of all residents.  Republic Tower

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Meet SSKB’s New Addition to The Team - Ross Hardcastle

Meet SSKB’s New Addition to the Team – Ross Hardcastle

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At the beginning of the year Ross Hardcastle joined the SSKB team as ‘Head of Strategy and Innovation’. We sat down with Ross to learn more about him and his role at SSKB. What was your role before starting with SSKB? My background for the

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Do You Want To Save Money on Your Water Bills

Do You Want to Save Money on Your Water Bills?

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Most people have become cautious with their electricity usage. Getting into the habit of turning off light switches as you leave the room may be second nature however, what steps do you take to save money on your water bills? At SSKB we have done

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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

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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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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