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Client Solutions

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When you are a client with SSKB, you 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. We offer access to first-hand information regarding your property’s affairs. Our

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Everything you need to know about voting

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Who may vote at a general meeting? Only defined voters may vote at a general meeting. A voter for a general meeting is an individual who is entered on the body corporate roll as the owner of a lot or the representative of the owners

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The Building Manager

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The building manager runs a business that is commonly known as “management rights”. Terms that are defined under the Body Corporate and Community Management Act, which apply to a resident manager are “Management Rights” – The letting agent business for the Scheme (including the letting

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Everything You Need To Know About Common Property

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Common property is the property within the scheme that is not within any owner’s lot. Ownership  While there is no registered owner in the Titles Office for the common property, it is owned by the lot owners as tenants in common in shares proportionate to

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Your Role as an Owner

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The four fundamental responsibilities of an owners may be categorized as follows. An owner must- Abide by the Body Corporate and Community management Act, the regulation module and the by-laws Ensure their details are on the Body Corporate roll Maintain their lot and any exclusive

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Water Leak Responsibility

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In periods of heavy rain, water often finds a way to cause a nuisance inside as well as outside. For Owners, Committees, Building Managers and Body Corporate Community Managers this creates the need for some thorough investigation and a hard look at the QLD Body

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The Role of the Committee

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The Committee is the executive arm of the Body Corporate/Owners Corporation. The Committee has the duty of putting into effect the lawful decisions of the strata title. It is a group charged with decision-making power to deal with matters of lesser importance that confront a

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Conducting Business at a General Meeting

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Written notice of a meeting must be given to each committee member (including non-voting members). The notice must be given at least 7 days before the meeting or at least 2 days if all voting members agree in writing or at the last. For a

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Client Benefits of a Mortgage Broker – Before and After Settlement

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SSKB industry education – connecting you to information and education from the industry leaders in property, finance, insurance, legal, utilities, facilities management and more. Guest post by Peter Cooper from Cooper Financial Connections. The logistics around buying or refinancing property can be overwhelming, even for

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What Does a Body Corporate Manger Do?

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The SSKB 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 owners corporation community. From preparing budgets to advising of changes in prevailing decisions from

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Does Your Body Corporate Have Adequate Cash Flow?

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With the current economic climate and the number of natural disasters, as a body corporate manager I am finding that the cash flow of some bodies corporate is being adversely affected by a handful of owners who default on their levy payments. This can result

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Why Do We Pay Levies?

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As a Community Manager I am often asked “Why do I have to pay body corporate levies?” Let me start by explaining what actions are taken to create these. Firstly, the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 provides that two funds must be established

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Unwanted Fire Alarms

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Have you received a false alarm account from your body corporate for an unwanted alarm lately? Why does the owner, occupier or guest receive the bill for the call out by the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)? There are many buildings throughout Queensland who

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How Can SSKB Benefit Your Building?

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When changing strata managers there are often situations where previous managers have not kept documentation and finances up to date. At SSKB, we ensure any issues that occurred or are still occurring from your previous manager are rectified immediately. One recent example of this is

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The 2019 Federal Budget and Your Body Corporate

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Last night Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s brought down his first budget, promising personal & small business tax relief on the back of the first budget surplus in 12 years. Mr Frydenburg’s has promised small businesses that their tax rate will be lowered to 25 per cent

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