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Meet The Team: Katie from Client Solutions

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SSKB has an extensive team of people to help you manage your strata investment. This month we’d like to introduce you to the Client Solutions team. In addition to your community manager and assistant community manager, SSKB lot owners have access to our expert Client Solutions

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SSKB is delighted to work with Bruce Holliday at Mosaic, Fortitude Valley

Pieces Fall Into Place At Mosaic

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For someone whose name is Holliday, there’s a lot of hard work behind the scenes to ensure that people enjoys theirs. Bruce Holliday is property manager at Mosaic in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley and, as the name of the building suggests, this is not your average

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Insurance Certificate of Currency will soon be available through StrataMax for SSKB Strata Management clients

Strata FAQ: Insurance Certificates

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Question: My strata community charges an annual fee for insurance on the lot as an apportion of the insurance taken out by them. Are they obliged to provide a copy of any that an insurer would normally provide, such as Insurance Certificate, Production Disclosure /

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Energy efficiency is possible in strata communities. SSKB looks at some of the options.

Ideas For Going Green

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It can be easy going green, and the long term benefits could include financial savings as well as ecological ones. Encouraging green planting in and around buildings – especially creating green shade on balconies that receive a blast of western sun – can reduce the

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SSKB looks at Sinking Funds/Maintenance Funds for Strata Communities

Sinking Funds Explained – Queensland

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What is a sinking fund? A body corporate’s sinking fund is effectively a deposit which exists to allow a body corporate to pay for repairs and maintenance of a building. The money in a sinking fund can be spent on several different things.  Firstly, it

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SSKB looks at Sinking Funds/Maintenance Funds for Strata Communities

Maintenance Funds Explained – Victoria

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What is a maintenance fund? An owner’s corporation’s maintenance fund is effectively a deposit which exists to allow an owners corporation to pay for repairs and maintenance of a building, in accordance with the property’s maintenance plan. The maintenance plan is a 10-year plan which

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SSKB recommends body corporate and woenrs corporation committees scheduling important safety inspections

Strata FAQ: Who’s Responsible? Qld

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Welcome to a new feature in your SSKB Committee Newsletter. Each edition we will be taking a frequently asked question received by our community managers and share them with you. This is part of our commitment to providing education and support for body corporate and

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SSKB recommends body corporate and woenrs corporation committees scheduling important safety inspections

Strata FAQ: Who’s Responsible? Victoria

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Welcome to a new feature in your SSKB Committee Newsletter. Each edition we will be taking a frequently asked question received by our community managers and share them with you. This is part of our commitment to providing education and support for body corporate and

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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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Part 5 Appointments – Qld

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The Queensland Government has announced a review into the state’s property laws including the Body Corporate Community and Management Act 1997 and other community titles legislation including body corporate governance issues. The review period ends on the 22nd of February. This follows on the heels

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SSKB recommends contributions continue whilethe budget negotations are underway

Continuity of Contributions – Qld

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The Queensland Government has announced a review into the state’s property laws including the Body Corporate Community and Management Act 1997 and other community titles legislation including body corporate governance issues. The review period ends on the 22nd of February. This follows on the heels

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SSKB: Planning Your Body Corporate's AGM (anniversary)

End of Year and AGMs – Qld

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The Queensland Government has announced a review into the state’s property laws including the Body Corporate Community and Management Act 1997 and other community titles legislation including body corporate governance issues. The review period ends on the 22nd of February. This follows on the heels

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Good neighbours make a great strata community

Change your focus to change your community

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When a lot of the press around strata living centres on the problems that can arise (think noise, parking, pets), it’s not surprising that owners and tenants alike are increasingly focused on finding a ‘nice’ strata community to live in. Recreational facilities and award winning architectural designs

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The Role Of An Owners Corporation Manager

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There are two parts to the role of an Owners Corporation Manager: the process and the people. While some might argue that the processes an Owners Corporation Manager deals with are the most important part of the job, let me tell you why I think

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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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