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QLD Legislation Changes | Exterior Cladding

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QLD Government Passes New Cladding Legislation What exactly is the cladding? The cladding in question are aluminium composite panels (ACP). These have a polyethylene or plastic core and an aluminium coating. It is a cheaper building material widely used worldwide to clad all types of

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Dealing With Water Damage – Who Is Responsible?

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Water has an incredible ability to find its way into all sorts of strange places.  In community schemes, this can quickly fudge the outlines of who is responsible for water damage.  So who should you be talking to if you suffer water damage?  And what

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The increasing popularity of electric cars poses special issues for strata communities

Electric Vehicle Charging for Strata

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As the Electric Vehicle (EV) industry grows in Australia, the need to get a more proactive glance at EV charging issues and solutions for strata buildings is at large. ​ Not only is there a projection for EV to be 31.9% of the nations yearly

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SSKB shares commonsense personal safety tips for property managers and resident unit managers

11 Essential Inspection Safety Tips for Property Managers

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This article first appeared in Residential Property Manager and is reproduced with kind permission. by Darren Hunter Every property manager places their safety at risk when they enter a property. However, most property managers do not take precautions to reduce the potential risks they face.

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SSKB strata managers hold a wealth of knowledge helpful to building managers

Strata Managers Hold A Wealth Of Information

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In a previous article, we have focused on some of the important duties which a Resident Unit Manager must undertake to successfully fulfil their role. And while these duties cover a wide range of areas, there is one relationship which can make fulfilling these tasks

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SSKB looks at ways to support body corporate/owners corporation committee members

How To Keep Your Committee Fresh

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It’s a problem which besets just about every type of committee – the need for fresh blood versus the same old faces who always volunteer to remain on a committee. So, what can you do if you feel your community would benefit from fresh faces?

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SSKB talks to Jim Edwards RUM at Park Edge Views

Jim Enjoys Room With A View

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Park Edge Views, located in the master-planned Springfield development is a little slice of heaven on earth – certainly Jim Edwards thinks so. This is a ‘tree change’ opportunity for Jim who is the resident manager on the brand new 80 lot townhouse development, which

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Crystal Bay On The Broadwater

SSKB Take Five with Tony & Fiona Woodland, Crystal Bay on the Broadwater

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The sparkling Broadwater glistens like a jewel on a balmy autumn morning. While the residents and guests of Crystal Bay On The Broadwater enjoy the view over a leisurely breakfast on their balconies – or take in a before-work session in the gym – Tony

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SSKB Take Five with Craig Whye, Evolution Apartments

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Take Five: With Craig Whye, group general manager Flair Hotel Group (including Evolution Apartments) Property Profile Location – Evolution Apartments – 18 Tank Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000 Property Type – Serviced Apartments What is it that you love about this place – Location, standard of the building and

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Chris Nezmah from StarBMS recommends RUMs do their homework first

Working with Committees – Prioritising Improvement Budgets

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In 2015 SSKB surveyed Resident Unit Manages to ask them what their top five challenges were. The answer came back – working with body corporate/owners corporation committees to approve budgets for building improvements. We asked Chris Nezmah, general manager of Star BMS for practical tips

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Property Manager, Building Manager, Strata Manager – Managing the Difference

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For anyone new to a strata titled development, there are terms which may sound similar but are in reality, completely different. We’ve created a quick guide that might be helpful to lot owners, committee members, resident unit managers and property managers to explain the role

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SSKB gives you handy tips for dealing with noisy neighbours

A Big Noise On Peace and Quiet

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Summer is nearly here and your community may have additional visitors. SSKB shows you how to manage neighbourly noise in a way that could have you making friends.

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Small oversights can have huge consequences

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I recently heard two troubling stories. Let me share them with you. In one story, an inexperienced building manager was struggling with the issue of insufficient storage space. Having nowhere else to put them, he placed rubbish bins and various other items in front of

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Brisbane Trade Show-Reserve your place today!

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Due to the success of the Gold Coast Living in Strata Trade Show, we are pleased to announce there will be another, this time in Brisbane! As an initiative of SSKB, the Living in Strata Trade Show is a fantastic opportunity for lot owners, committee

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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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