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Client Solutions

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Clients of SSKB gain access to our expert Client Solutions Team who are on hand to assist with all enquiries and provide industry-leading advice on effective strata management solutions.  Our Client Solutions Team have a range of communication methods to ensure the right fit for every owner.  Live Chat Today, people are constantly multitasking

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Building spotlight – 38 Camberwell

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38 Camberwell is one of Melbournes most sleek and luxurious apartments. With its cutting-edge design and an unwavering commitment to optimum standard of high-end quality fixtures and fittings throughout, 38 Camberwell offers its residents all you could want and more. 38 Camberwell, like most buildings

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What is the Difference Between a Community Manager and a Building Manager?

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Strata can be a confusing world and often the lines blur with the roles and responsibilities. For anyone new to a strata–titled development, there are terms which may sound similar but in reality are completely different. At SSKB we have put together this article to make the roles clearer and

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Understanding Terminology in a Meeting

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Buying into a strata community is an exciting time. You may have shared facilities such as pools and saunas that you can enjoy, or you may be looking forward to having common property so you are no–longer having to spend your Sundays doing the gardening.  However, if you are new to the strata world, you may

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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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UQ COVID-19 Vaccine Development

UQ COVID-19 Vaccine Development

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Researchers have said that the pre-clinical testing of The University of Queensland’s COVID-19 vaccine has produced safe results. It has also been proven that the vaccine can be mass produced. Results from animal testing show that the vaccine produces a good immune response and can be manufactured in large quantities once it has been finanlised.  In April, we released

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Routines with Greg Layton

Routines with Greg Layton

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We are now half-way through our Resilience in ISO webinar series, which thankfully means we are half-way through the current restrictions placed on our Melbourne residents.   Assisting the Owners Corporations to navigate the responsibilities to keep residents safe, financial stress from a lot of owners and keeping common

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Practicing Mindfulness in Your Apartment

Practicing Mindfulness in Your Apartment

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Melbourne has always been seen as the social city and, for many, the sports, arts and cafe capital of Australia. But the city’s atmosphere and vibrancy have been halted with the recent restriction measures  and it will continue to feel this impact for the weeks coming. SSKB’s client base is primarily living in apartments with limited space, many of

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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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Building Your Own Lockdown Resilience Toolkit with Greg Layton

Building Your Own Lockdown Resilience Toolkit with Greg Layton

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The Melbourne lifestyle has always been thriving – the music and arts scenes, the foodies dream and of course that inner-city apartment living. The sudden shakeup into a state of disaster, the endless flow of negative press and lockdown inside an apartment (often with no balcony)

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2019 Strata Year in Review

2019 Strata Year in Review

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The Strata industry is constantly evolving to streamline processes and improve legislation. 2019 has seen many changes to the industry with more changes set to occur in 2020. Each state in Australia is governed by different legislation. While the year was heavily flooded with legislation

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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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Strata Q&A

Strata Q&A

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The terminology and legislation that comes with Strata living is something that not everyone understands or even comes across until we purchase into a Strata property. The SSKB team has created a FAQ to answer some of our most frequently asked questions by unit owners.

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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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