NSW Strata Land Reforms

NSW Strata Land Reforms

The New South Wales Government has made changes to Strata laws. This is effective from December 11, 2023, aiming to create fairness and transparency. These reforms stem from the Strata Legislation Amendment Bill 2023. Which is in response to public consultations and recommendations from the 2021 Statutory Review of the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 […]

The Ultimate Guide to Hosting in Strata – NSW

The Ultimate Guide to Hosting in Strata - NSW

Living in a Tweed Heads / Northern NSW strata property can offer a unique and vibrant community experience, especially during festive seasons. Hosting gatherings, parties, and celebrations in strata residences can be a delightful experience for both residents and guests. However, it is essential to be considerate of your neighbours and follow New South Wales’ […]

4 Tips to Prepare Your Strata Building for El Niño – NSW

4 Tips to Prepare Your Strata Building for El Niño – NSW

El Niño is a prolonged weather event that brings drier and hotter conditions. The Bureau of Meteorology declared that an El Niño event is underway for Australia . Consequently, heightening risks of high temperatures and increasing the likelihood of natural fires throughout Australia.  In the wake of this declaration, it is important to be prepared […]

Who Pays for Repairs and Maintenance of Owners Corporation Property: NSW 

Who Pays for Repairs and Maintenance of Owners Corporation Property: NSW

Farewell to confusion—presenting your quick reference guide. The following determines who pays for repairs and maintenance of Owners Corporation property. Outlining the people accountable for covering repair and maintenance expenses within an Owners Corporation property.  When it comes to communal living, the Owners Corporation often shoulders the responsibility for maintaining common property. While the individual […]

Essential Guide to Strata Finance – NSW

Essential Guide to Strata Finance - NSW

Firstly, it is important to know what strata loans are:  What are Strata Loans?  In certain situations, an Owners Corporation may encounter unexpected expenses for emergency repairs or major remedial works.  Ideally, there should be sufficient funds in the Sinking Fund. Also known as a Capital Expenditure or Maintenance Fund, to cover such costs.   However, […]

Ultimate Guide to Strata By-Laws – NSW

strata by-laws - nsw

If you are a resident or owner of a strata property in New South Wales, it is important to understand the strata by-laws that govern your building.  First, let’s take a closer look at what by-laws are!  Strata by-laws are a set of rules and regulations that are established by the owners corporation of a […]

5 Tips To Promote Sustainability in Strata – NSW

With climate change becoming more of a prominent issue so does its impact on our lot owners everyday life. It is so important communities living in strata titles know ways they can be a part of the solution to helping reduce our environmental impact.   It can be hard to believe but every single person can […]

3 Steps To Deal With Noise In Strata- NSW

noise problems in strata

Everyone has the right to quiet enjoyment of their home. But what if your neighbour’s enjoyment is very noisy, ongoing, loud and intrusive? This isn’t fair and you shouldn’t have to put up with it.   It is one thing to have noisy neighbours, but in close living arrangements such as strata living, the impact is […]

Guide To Owners Corporation Cladding- NSW

guide to owners corporation cladding- nsw

In June 2017, a vicious fire tore through London 24 Storey Grenfell tower, causing 72 fatalities. More recently, in February 2019 the Melbourne Neo 2000 building caught on fire from a lit cigarette on a balcony. The devastation was awful, and the tower was destroyed.  After these events, stakeholders highlighted the issue of using highly […]