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Community Dividend Payout for SSKB Clients

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Unit owners, bodies corporate and owners corporations throughout the country are reaping the benefits of a ground breaking community dividend agreement between SSKB and Bendigo Bank’s Bundall branch.

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The Compact City

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By Tim Sheehan
The City Futures Research Centre of the Faculty of the Built Environment in the University of Sydney (which I will call the C.F.R.C.F.B.E.U.S. for short – I’m joking) has recently published a report entitled Governing the Compact City, authored by Dr Hazel Easthope, Bill Randolph, Prof Jane Marceau and Dr Raymond Bunker.

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Communication is key at SSKB

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The central focus behind all of SSKB’s Owners Corporations and Bodies Corporate is communication. After all, without successful communication, chaos would erupt!

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How To Reduce Debt In Your Strata Community

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Did you know SSKB was able to reduce a $45 000 debt into a more manageable $7 000 within three months!

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Pets in Strata Property

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A common misconception amongst strata communities is the notion that a pet-friendly development equals a municipal dangerously overrun with dogs and cats.

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Important Notice to QLD Bodies Corporate with Shared Pools

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All shared pools must be certified by 30 November 2012.

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Do Committee Decisions Influence Property Values?

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Not all lot holders have the same income stream and their ability to fund improvements is not limitless. To live in a scheme should be a decision not taken lightly as you become part of a community and decisions on expenditure, behaviour and external appearance of lots is not yours alone.

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Short-Term Holiday Letting In Strata

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Short term leasing of residential apartments is an exceptionally controversial topic within strata communities.

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The Onus Is On Owners

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The recent Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT), decision of Nut Tree Hill confirms that owners need to be proactive in paying their body corporate contributions.

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Living In Strata: Educating The Wider Community

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Living In Strata, a free online information portal will play a huge part in educating the 400+ strata-title executive committee members who would be interested in further training.

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Butt Out

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A large majority of respondents to the strata laws online report indicated that they “strongly opposed being subject to second-hand smoke in strata buildings and demanded smoking to be banned from communal areas and open air balconies.”

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Recovering Unpaid Fees from Overseas Lot Owners

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Issuing an application to recover unpaid fees has always had its problems, however the issue has been compounded by a recent decision in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).

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Are You Covered?

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As part of our commitment to making a positive difference, SSKB through IAGB are pleased to offer our clients a discounted rate for their contents insurance.

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Electricity Rebate; Are You Eligible?

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The Queensland Government provides a rebate on the cost of electricity supplied to the home of eligible concession cardholders. Find out if you’re eligible.

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12 Point Health Check for your Strata Community

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How healthy is your strata community?
Just like having a healthy diet and exercise in your personal life is important, maintaining a healthy strata community is essential for the continued well being of your investment.
How well is your community managing ……….

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