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Is Your Home Storm Ready?

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Australia is known for its rapid changes in weather. In summer we may enjoy a scorching hot day at the beach and by the evening be battening down the hatches in storm season. To minimise the possible damage to your home, SSKB share tips on

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Arrears – What You Need to Know

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Arrears is simply defined as, “money which is owed that was required by the due date.” The arrears process, or the collection of overdue contributions is a very important function in your Body Corporate or Owner’s Corporation. It enables the Body Corporate or Owner’s Corporation to meet its budget and maintain the cashflow

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What is the Role of a Community Manager?

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Sometimes people get confused about the duties of a Community Manager. SSKB’s team of professional Community Managers are fully equipped with the skills, knowledge and experience to successfully implement strategies to deal with the day-to-day operations of a Body Corporate or Owner’s Corporation. The Role

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!

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Often when you first move into an apartment it means reducing clutter. However, at Christmas time you tend to break the rules and go a bit crazy on the decorations!  If you are anything like me and are a bit Christmas crazy, your decorations may already be

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A Guide to Being a Great Secretary

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In a Body Corporate and Owners Corporation, a new Committee is elected at each Annual General Meeting by the lot owners.  This Committee is responsible for the administrative and day-to-day running of the community, including making decisions on the behalf of lot owners, and enforcing

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Building Spotlight – Rivage Royale

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Rivage Royale is one of the Gold Coast’s most distinguished addresses with breathtaking grounds and resort-style facilities set on 4.5 acres of riverfront property; there are 178 lots on the scheme.  The building features unique and classically elegant interiors which make it a Gold Coast

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What is the role of a building manager

What is the role of a Building Manager?

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The building manager runs a business that is commonly known as “management rights”.  The management rights business has two aspects to it, both of which come from contractual privileges, rights and responsibilities with the Body Corporate/Owners Corporation. The contract form must comply with strict requirements. The Body Corporate/Owners Corporation enters a

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The 5 Sources of Life

The 5 Sources of Life

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This week we had our last Resilience in ISO webinar event with Greg Layton. Melbourne 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. We now have 6 recorded sessions that our

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Executing Your Life Vision

Executing Your Life Vision

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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 1 session left we hope

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How Are You Utilising Your Balcony Space

How Are You Utilising Your Balcony Space?

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Balconies are one of the biggest selling points for many apartments. If you are lucky enough to live on a higher-level apartment you can have great views and those apartments further down often have bigger spaces for you to play with.  At SSKB, we have put together some tips

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For Building Managers and Contractors

For Building Managers and Contractors

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Wednesday 13 May Update Queensland Following encouraging signs of flattening the curve, some restrictions will ease in Queensland from Saturday the 2nd of May. The Queensland Government are allowing some recreational activities and extending the distance you can travel from home, however, social distancing rules still apply.    Prime Minister Scott

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COVID-19 Financial Information

Financial Information

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Financial Hardship  To date, we have found that working on a case-by-case basis is essential in response to the current crisis, as all buildings operate slightly different. The same goes for finances, so we highly encourage our Committees to have a conversation, discuss their needs

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Who is Responsible for the Maintenance of Your Common Property_

Who is Responsible for the Maintenance of Your Common Property?

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Common property – it sounds pretty straight forward doesn’t it?   However, it’s not quite as simple as it seems when it comes to deciding who is responsible for the maintenance. Luckily, there are industry professionals out there to guide you along the way.  Maintaining Common Property One of

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25 Years of Making a Positive Difference_

25 years of Making a Positive Difference

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SSKB is turning 25! That’s 25 years of making a positive difference in the lives of our lot owners.   Since starting in 1995, we have seen many changes to the Strata Industry and our company has been molded to keep up with these changes.   The name SSKB

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For Committees and Owners

For Committees and Owners

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SSKB Resources  Financial Information  Building Managers and Contractors  Health and Wellbeing  As the effects of COVID-19 keep progressing, SSKB is committed to going above and beyond to assist your community in navigating these difficult times.   Monday 7 September Update  Victoria    Following the announcement from the Premier

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