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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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Smoke-free strata living

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The NSW Cancer Council has put together a free information kit for strata title accommodation owners, agents and tenants. The information kit aims to: increase awareness of the health, legal and financial benefits of 100% smoke-free housing; inform NSW strata title owners, agents and tenants

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Gardening in strata

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Landscaped, well kept and well maintained gardens not only make strata communities more beautiful, but they can also have a large impact on property values. ‘Landscaped’ area encompasses everything from the gardens themselves to driveways and pathways and should be maintained at a high level

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Behind the brand

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At SSKB we’re committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our lot owners through: Superb Service High Quality People Innovative Product Offerings We’ve made our mission statement very clear throughout the years. But what about the focused professionals behind the message? SSKB

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Common Misconceptions of Strata Living – Part 7

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Welcome to part seven of a ten part series discussing the most commonly misunderstood issues related to strata living.
7. How to get repairs underway in your owners corporation (the following information refers to NSW legislation).

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Body Corporate Insurance

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The SSKB team of professionals deal with many enquiries on a range of issues to do with body corporate insurance. The following information will outline some of the general provisions in relation to the Body Corporate and Community Management Act (BCCM). The body corporate must

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QLD Lot Entitlement Reversals Bill

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On the 19th March 2013 the Queensland parliament passed the Body Corporate a& Community Management Amendment Bill 2012. The Bill reverses certain sections of the BCCMA 1997 by making a number of amendments. Late last year we wrote an article about the proposed amendments and the history behind it.

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