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Attorney-General announces shake-up of QLD property law.

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Breaking News: There will be a substantial shake-up of property law in Queensland, according to Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie. Mr Bleijie made the announcement at the Living in Strata Trade show on the Gold Coast on August 15. “This review will help unlock activity in the

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Join us at the Living in Strata Trade Show this week!

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There are only a couple of days to go until the doors are opened to this year’s Living in Strata Body Corporate Trade Show. Of late, the body corporate sector has seen a substantial shake-up with numerous amendments to the Body Corporate and Community Management

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Strata management with a difference!

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Directors Tim Sheehan and Paul Wood share on how SSKB is making a positive difference in the lives of lot owners. “We have created the kind of company where people feel comfortable enough to approach us with any question and know they will be given

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Car parking disputes- Adjudicators order.

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Car parking is quite possibly one of the single, most hotly debated topics in strata. This contentious issue often presents many challenges to both residents and visitors alike. The five most common complaints are:  1.)   Someone has parked in your privately owned car park. 2.)  

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Common misconceptions of strata living part 10

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Welcome to the final edition of our ten part series discussing the most commonly misunderstood issues related to strata living. 10. How is money recovered when an owner becomes bankrupt? During times of financial difficulty for lot owners; bodies corporate and owners corporations can often

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Spina Bifida Hydocephalus QLD’s – Wheel & Walk Fun Run 2013

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The SBHQ Wheel and Walk Fun Run is on Sunday 25th August, 2013. It’s a 2km or 5 km fun run that starts at 9:00am at Captain Burke Park, Holman Street, Kangaroo Point and goes along the Brisbane river. The event is once again proudly sponsored

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Common misconceptions of strata living- Part 9

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Welcome to part nine of a ten part series discussing the most commonly misunderstood issues related to strata living. 9. Strata Management Many investors who are new to the strata industry often don’t understand what the role of a strata manager is. It is a

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Tick of approval for SSKB’s Invoice Hub!

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SSKB is proud to announce that our innovative new system, ‘the invoice hub’ is now being used by over 50 percent of our clients. Additionally, the system has generated some fantastic feedback! CLICK HERE to watch Janis, the treasurer of Willahra Tower in Brisbane share her experience

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The Living in Strata Body Corporate Trade Show is Fast Approaching!

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IT’S that time of the year again when we open the doors to the world of body corporate! The annual Living in Strata Body Corporate Trade Show is fast approaching with this year’s event expected to be bigger and better than ever! This not to be

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Common Misconceptions of Strata Living-Part 8

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Welcome to part eight of a ten part series discussing the most commonly misunderstood issues related to strata living. 8. What are the positives of strata living? It is a common misconception that strata living is an un-wise choice to make when looking to invest

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Back to basics: The Annual General Meeting

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Sometimes it can become quite overwhelming investing in a strata scheme. With the long list of legislative requirements, jargon, by-laws and regulations that must be understood and adhered to, every so often it’s a good idea to get back to basics and start from the

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SSKB win Gold Coast Business Excellence Award

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SSKB was presented with a trophy of honour this week, after winning one of the Gold Coast’s most prestigious awards. In an official ceremony held at the Gold Coast City Council Chambers, it was announced that SSKB had taken out a ‘top gong’ in the

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Dispute Resolution

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The body corporate committee is elected yearly at the annual general meeting. The committee is tasked with the administration and day to day requirements of the body corporate. At SSKB, we are often asked how body corporate committee members can settle disputes that arise in

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Proxy Voting

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  If you are an owner within a strata-titled community, there’s a good chance you may be required to participate as a body-corporate committee member at some stage. This can be a rewarding, yet complex experience and it’s important to be fully aware of your

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Pool safety in strata properties

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One child lost, is one too many. Yet according to the Royal Life Saving Society Australia (RLSA), in the last five years, over 150 Australian children under the age of five have drowned. Sadly, many of these incidents have occurred within backyard or complex swimming

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