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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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Why You Need A Sinking Fund

Why Do You Need a Sinking Fund?

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One of the benefits of living in a Body Corporate is the fact that everyone contributes to the future upkeep of the property. This is done through regular savings. What is a sinking fund? A Body Corporate’s sinking fund is effectively a deposit which exists

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Strata Financial Audits – Good Governance & Best Practice

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Is your strata community following the law and administrative best practice? An annual financial statement audit is a legal requirement for Body Corporate and Owners Corporation communities, but even more importantly, an independent third-party audit provides peace of mind for all lot owners and committee

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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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The increasing popularity of electric cars poses special issues for strata communities

Electric Vehicle Charging for Strata

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As the Electric Vehicle (EV) industry grows in Australia, the need to get a more proactive glance at EV charging issues and solutions for strata buildings is at large. ​ Not only is there a projection for EV to be 31.9% of the nations yearly

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SSKB looks at how lot entitlements are carried out.

How Your Levies Are Calculated – NSW

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How are your levies calculated? Have you ever reviewed your budgets or general meeting material and wondered how your levies are calculated? Or similarly, have you just paid your levy without really knowing what you’ve been paying for? Here is a quick guide to assist

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SSKB looks at how lot entitlements are carried out.

How Your Levies Are Calculated – Qld

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How are your levies calculated? Have you ever reviewed your budgets or general meeting material and wondered how your levies are calculated? Or similarly, have you just paid your levy without really knowing what you’ve been paying for? Here is a quick guide to assist

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SSKB looks at how lot entitlements are carried out.

How Your Levies Are Calculated – Victoria

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How are your levies calculated? Have you ever reviewed your budgets or general meeting material and wondered how your levies are calculated? Or similarly, have you just paid your levy without really knowing what you’ve been paying for? Here is a quick guide to assist

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Incorrect Invoices Delay Payment

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Strata communities can reduce the risk of payments being delayed or becoming victims of invoice fraud by insisting service providers adhere to best business practice. SSKB’s Client Financials team processes hundreds of invoices for clients each week and occasionally our accountants will have to return

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SSKB Strata managers reviews NSW strata law legislation changes to come in force in 30 November 2016

New Law Affects Levies and Capital Expenditure Funds – NSW

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New strata laws apply in New South Wales from 30 November. SSKB has reviewed these new laws and in response to enquiries from our clients, we address five of the major changes that will affect your community. If you have any further questions regarding these

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SSKB Strata Managers looks at herb gardens in apartments

Herbs At Home – Apartment Friendly Plants

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One of the compromises of apartment living is not having your own personal green space. But even the most avowed ‘brown thumb’ would concede that having a thriving herb garden would be a handy addition. Best of all, herb gardens are easy to grow and

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How To Prepare A Budget

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Preparation of a budget is one of the most important tasks a committee must undertake in their year to year operation. The following are general principles which strata communities may consider when preparing their budgets. The previous year end accounts are reviewed prior to commencing preparation of

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Meet The Team: Maureen from Client Financials

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SSKB has an extensive team of people to help you manage your strata investment. This month we’d like to introduce you to the Client Financials team. In addition to your Community Manager and Assistant Community Manager, SSKB lot owners have access to our expert Client Financials

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SSKB Strata Managers looks at at what committees should do with excess funds raised by special levies

Surplus Special Levy Funds – Victoria

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In recent articles, we have discussed the roles of maintenance funds and plans in strata communities. An owner’s corporation’s maintenance fund is effectively a deposit which exists to allow an owners corporation to pay for repairs and maintenance of a building, in accordance with the

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SSKB Strata Managers looks at at what committees should do with excess funds raised by special levies

Surplus Special Levy Funds – NSW

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In recent articles, we have discussed the roles of sinking funds and administrative funds in strata communities.  A sinking fund is effectively a deposit which exists to allow an Owners Corporation to pay for major capital repairs and maintenance of a building, while the administrative

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