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Water Leak Responsibility

Water Leak Responsibility

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In periods of heavy rain, water often finds a way to cause a nuisance inside as well as outside. For Owners, Committees, Building Managers and Body Corporate Community Managers this creates the need for some thorough investigation and a hard look at the QLD Body

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The Role of the Committee

The Role of the Committee

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The Committee is the executive arm of the Body Corporate/Owners Corporation. The Committee has the duty of putting into effect the lawful decisions of the strata title. It is a group charged with decision-making power to deal with matters of lesser importance that confront a

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Conducting Business at a General Meeting

Conducting Business at a General Meeting

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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 a

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Mortgage broker - financing property

Client Benefits of a Mortgage Broker – Before and After Settlement

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SSKB industry education – connecting you to information and education from the industry leaders in property, finance, insurance, legal, utilities, facilities management and more. Guest post by Peter Cooper from Cooper Financial Connections. The logistics around buying or refinancing property can be overwhelming, even for

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What Does a Body Corporate Manager Do?

What Does a Body Corporate Manger Do?

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The SSKB team of professional Community Managers are fully equipped with the skills, knowledge and experience to successfully implement strategies to deal with the day-to-day operations of a body corporate or owners corporation community. From preparing budgets to advising of changes in prevailing decisions from

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Does your body corporate have adequate cash flow?

Does Your Body Corporate Have Adequate Cash Flow?

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With the current economic climate and the number of natural disasters, as a body corporate manager I am finding that the cash flow of some bodies corporate is being adversely affected by a handful of owners who default on their levy payments. This can result

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Why do we pay levies?

Why Do We Pay Levies?

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As a Community Manager I am often asked “Why do I have to pay body corporate levies?” Let me start by explaining what actions are taken to create these. Firstly, the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 provides that two funds must be established

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Unwanted Fire Alarms

Unwanted Fire Alarms

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Have you received a false alarm account from your body corporate for an unwanted alarm lately? Why does the owner, occupier or guest receive the bill for the call out by the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)? There are many buildings throughout Queensland who

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How Can SSKB Benefit Your Building?

How Can SSKB Benefit Your Building?

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When changing strata managers there are often situations where previous managers have not kept documentation and finances up to date. At SSKB, we ensure any issues that occurred or are still occurring from your previous manager are rectified immediately. One recent example of this is

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The 2019 Federal Budget

The 2019 Federal Budget and Your Body Corporate

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Last night Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s brought down his first budget, promising personal & small business tax relief on the back of the first budget surplus in 12 years. Mr Frydenburg’s has promised small businesses that their tax rate will be lowered to 25 per cent

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Changing Community Managers

Changing Community Managers

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It is important to make sure the right body corporate manager is appointed for each scheme. Many lot owners think it is difficult to change managers when in fact, SSKB can make the process very easy for you. We take care of the change over

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Being Considerate in a Strata Community

How To Be a Considerate Neighbor When Celebrating in Your Apartment

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Moving into a strata community means that you need to be considerate as you are in close proximity to neighbours. In particular, when throwing celebrations in strata living, neighbours need to be taken into account. We have listed below our top 5 tips on how

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Getting organised in your strata property

Getting Organised in Your Strata Property Marie Kondo Style

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It has been three months since the hit Netflix show got people to finally organize their lives, here is a bit of a reminder. Tidying up with Marie Kondo stars the Japanese decluttering expert. The more bags of clutter and rubbish that the home owners

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Allunga and Ballah Cost Savings

Allunga and Ballah – Cost Savings

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The best body corporate committees will look for the latest technology to improve the efficiency of their building, and increase property values.  Sometimes this involves capital expenditure to reduce operating costs. SSKB loves working closely and building strong relationships with our Committees and Building Managers

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Strata Roles

Strata Roles

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The role of the Body Corporate Manager (BCM) relies heavily on building strong relationships with both the committee and the Resident Unit Manager (RUM) or building manager. All play different but important roles in ensuring the smooth and efficient running of your body corporate. A

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