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Body Corporates Responsibility to Maintain Common Property Security – QLD 

Body Corporates Responsibility to Maintain Common Property Security - QLD

In 2023, Queensland crime rates alarmingly reached a 20-year peak, surpassing all previous rates since 2003. One of the most significant offences affecting these statistics is robbery, which has more than doubled since 2014. For many the increased crime rates are unsettling. This leads us to consider how we can increase security in both our […]

Navigating the Rules and Regulations of Airbnb in Strata – QLD 

Navigating the Rules and Regulations of Airbnb in Strata - QLD 

Airbnb has changed the way people travel and host guests. It offers a unique accommodation experience for travelers worldwide. However, when it comes to Airbnb hosting within Bodies Corporate in Queensland, Australia, there are rules and regulations that hosts and property owners must navigate. In this article, we will be navigating the rules and regulations […]

The Ultimate Guide to Hosting in Strata – QLD

The Ultimate Guide to Hosting in Strata – QLD

Living in a Queensland strata property can offer a unique and vibrant community experience, especially during festive seasons. Hosting gatherings, parties, and celebrations in strata residences can be a delightful experience for both residents and guests. However, it’s important to be considerate of your neighbours. As well as follow Queensland’s strata bylaws and the directives […]

4 Tips to Prepare Your Strata Building for El Niño – QLD

4 Tips to Prepare Your Strata Building for El Niño – QLD

El Niño is a prolonged weather event that brings drier and hotter conditions. The Bureau of Meteorology declared that an El Niño event is underway for Australia. Consequently, there is an increased risk of high temperatures and the likelihood of fires throughout Australia. In the wake of this declaration, it is important to be prepared for […]

4 Tips to Prepare Your Strata Building for El Niño – VIC

4 Tips to Prepare Your Strata Building for El Niño – VIC

El Niño is a prolonged weather event that brings drier and hotter conditions. The Bureau of Meteorology declared that an El Niño event is underway for Australia. Consequently, heightening risks of high temperatures and increasing the likelihood of natural fires throughout Australia. In the wake of this declaration, it is important to be prepared for […]

Who Pays for Repairs and Maintenance of Body Corporation Property: QLD

Who pays for repairs and maintenance of body corporation property

Bid farewell to confusion—presenting your quick reference guide. The following outlines who pays for repairs and maintenance of body corporation property. Detailing the people accountable for covering repair and maintenance expenses within a Body Corporate property.  When it comes to communal living, the body corporate often shoulders the responsibility for maintaining common property. While the […]

Essential Guide to Strata Finance – QLD

Essential Guide to Strata Finance - QLD

Firstly, it is important to know what strata loans are:  What are Strata Loans?  In certain situations, a Body Corporate may encounter unexpected costs for emergency repairs or major remedial works.  Ideally, there should be sufficient funds in the Sinking Fund. Also known as a Capital Expenditure or Maintenance Fund, to cover such costs.   However, […]

Guide to being a new Committee Member – QLD 

Guide to being a new Committee Member - QLD

If you’ve recently become a Committee Member in your strata scheme, congratulations! Your role is important in ensuring the smooth running of your community, and as a new committee member, there are a few things you should keep in mind to make sure you’re effective in your position.  We understand that being a new Committee […]

Ultimate Guide to Strata By-Laws- QLD

Strata By-laws qld

If you are a Resident or Owner of a strata property in Queensland, it is important to understand the strata by-laws that govern your building.  First, let’s take a closer look at what by-laws are!  Strata by-laws are a set of rules and regulations that are established by the Body Corporate of a strata scheme […]

5 Tips to Promote Sustainable Body Corporate Living-QLD

5 tips to promote sustainable strata living - qld

With climate change becoming more of a prominent issue so does its impact on our lot owners’ everyday life. It is so important that communities living in strata titled buildings know ways they can be a part of the solution to help reduce our environmental impact.   It can be hard to believe but every […]