There are three types of meetings in Victoria: The first annual general meeting Annual general meetings Special general meetings What are the obligations for the first AGM? The first AGM must be convened within six months of the registration of the plan. At this meetingRead more
Common property is the property within the scheme that is not within any owner’s lot. Ownership While there is no registered owner in the Titles Office for the common property, it is owned by the lot owners as tenants in common in shares proportionate toRead more
Written notice of a meeting must be given to each committee member (including non-voting members). The notice must be given at least 7 days before the meeting or at least 2 days if all voting members agree in writing or at the last. For aRead more
We’re talking about a resolution – and the different types you will encounter as a body corporate committee. In Queensland, many body corporate decisions have to be made at a general meeting and, depending on the subject to be discussed, several different resolutions forRead more
We’re talking about a resolution and there are three different types that you will encounter as part of an Owners Corporation committee. The resolutions are designed to ensure the maximum number of owners are aware of issues regarding their community and have their say.Read more
We’re talking about a resolution – and there are three different types you will encounter when on the committee of an Owners Corporation in New South Wales. These three are used under specific conditions. A general resolution requires a majority passing vote – that isRead more
When living in close quarters with other people, a number of commonly accepted rules can help maintain order and harmony. In strata schemes, these rules are known as by-laws. What are body corporate by-laws? Body corporate by-laws are a set of rules which apply to aRead more
Back to Basics: ‘Submitting motions in strata.’ At SSKB, we believe education is key when it comes to strata title living. We believe in assisting lot owners to ensure their strata experience is as positive and rewarding as possible. Part of this process is providingRead more
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).