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Strata Roles

Strata Roles

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The role of the Body Corporate Manager (BCM) relies heavily on building strong relationships with both the committee and the Resident Unit Manager (RUM) or building manager. All play different but important roles in ensuring the smooth and efficient running of your body corporate. A

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Cladding Update

Cladding Update

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The Queensland Government have developed ‘Safer Buildings’ to identify buildings in Queensland that potentially have combustible cladding. In Queensland, the owners of the buildings may be required to register their building and complete the combustible cladding checklist. Who Needs to Register? You are required to

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The Strata Terms you need to know

Strata Dictionary

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Strata living can be a confusing world, from the many terms to the constant changes in legislation and the different terminology around the country. We have taken some of the most common terms that you may need to know whilst you are living in a

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Renovating in Strata

Renovating in Strata – QLD

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When renovating and making alterations to an individual lot, the Body Corporate and Community Management Act does not restrict the changes or improvements which an owner can make.  Generally, lot owners can make improvements to elements of the lot which are the responsibility of the owner. However

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Your Guide to SSKB- Strata Resources

Your Guide to the SSKB Website and Strata Resources

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Client Portal. As a lot owner in an SSKB managed building, you have access to the SSKB portal. The portal is a one stop shop for documents and information relating to your body corporate/owners corporation and Strata resources. It consists of specialised features that enable

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Parking Rules

Parking Rules and Common Parking Problems

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Parking is easily one of the most contentious issues within strata living, sparking a myriad of queries and complaints. These can range from parking in the visitor parking spaces, parking on common property, parking in other resident’s designated car spaces and leasing out car spaces

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Running a Business from Your Lot

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It is not uncommon for small business owners to run their business out of their home. It is convenient, it saves on travel expenses and incurs fewer overheads just to name a few reasons. However, when your home is in a strata community this can

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Interior Design Inspiration

Interior Decoration Ideas – Pantone colour of the year

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They say change is as good as a holiday. So what better place to create a change than in the place you spend most of your time, your home. Perhaps a change of interior colour might be the ticket that you need. Pantone Colour of

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Pool Safety

Pool Safety

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In Australia we are lucky enough to have nice hot weather throughout most of the year. This makes swimming pools a valuable investment. With a growing population living in strata communities, the allure of a pool within the scheme can be highly appealing. However, with

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SSKB Strata managers has made a list and checked it twice- here's what you need to do before hanging out your Christmas decorations

It’s Christmas Time In The City*

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! But before you ‘jingle all the way’ with the Christmas spirit, there are a few things to bear in mind before you deck the halls. You’ll need to check with your Body Corporate or Owners Corporation before

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Using The SSKB Portal For Self Service – VIC/NSW

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As a lot owner in an SSKB managed building, you have access to the SSKB portal. The portal is a one stop shop for documents and information relating to your owners corporation, as well as links to SSKB’s latest news articles. The portal is updated

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Using The SSKB Portal For Self Service – QLD

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As a lot owner in an SSKB managed building, you have access to the SSKB portal. The portal is a one stop shop for documents and information relating to your body corporate, as well as links to SSKB’s latest news articles. The portal is updated

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sskb strata managers news round-up

Strata News Weekly – 2 June 2017

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Parking Space Stoush Ends In Court Last month in the Supreme Court, an owners’ corporation (OC) in South Yarra unsuccessfully attempted to join two firms of solicitors that acted for lot owners in the purchase of their units, in an effort to see them held

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Lighting Up

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By Mark Mellick of Active Lawyers There is one question “lighting up” body corporate forums. Committees are increasingly asking – Can we ban smoking? The answer is both “yes” and “no”. Regularly we get asked to draft a bylaw prohibiting smoking in lots, on balconies

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Water, Water, Everywhere It Shouldn’t Be – Queensland

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Afternoon thunderstorms are part and parcel of living in most areas of Queensland.  And while the prospect of torrential downpour rolling in out of nowhere to mercifully take the sting out of the heat of the day is a very enticing one, it also brings

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