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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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Cladding Update

Cladding Update

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The Queensland Government have developed ‘Safer Buildings’ to identify buildings in Queensland that potentially have combustible cladding. In Queensland, the owners of the buildings may be required to register their building and complete the combustible cladding checklist. Who Needs to Register? You are required to

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The Strata Terms you need to know

Strata Dictionary

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Strata living can be a confusing world, from the many terms to the constant changes in legislation and the different terminology around the country. We have taken some of the most common terms that you may need to know whilst you are living in a

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Your Guide to SSKB- Strata Resources

Your Guide to the SSKB Website and Strata Resources

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Client Portal. As a lot owner in an SSKB managed building, you have access to the SSKB portal. The portal is a one stop shop for documents and information relating to your body corporate/owners corporation and Strata resources. It consists of specialised features that enable

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Parking Rules

Parking Rules and Common Parking Problems

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Parking is easily one of the most contentious issues within strata living, sparking a myriad of queries and complaints. These can range from parking in the visitor parking spaces, parking on common property, parking in other resident’s designated car spaces and leasing out car spaces

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Running a Business from Your Lot

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It is not uncommon for small business owners to run their business out of their home. It is convenient, it saves on travel expenses and incurs fewer overheads just to name a few reasons. However, when your home is in a strata community this can

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