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How to Live Harmoniously in a Strata Title

The current property market in Queensland has seen a growing increase in apartment living, with many of these buyers being new to Body Corporate. As an owner it is important to familiarise yourself with how to live harmoniously in a Body Corporate Community.   A recent article in the Courier Mail shared some of the most […]

What is a Capital Works Fund? – NSW

If you live in an Owners Corporation in New South Wales, your scheme will be required to have a Capital Works Fund.    The money in a Capital Works Fund can be spent on several different things such as:  major painting to common property;  basement car park marking;  repair concrete roadways and driveways;  replacement motor to […]

Diving into Pool Safety

If your Strata community has a swimming pool, it is a pretty sure bet that your place will be a favourite destination for friends and families this summer. But is your pool safety up to standard?  With Summer just around the corner, it is important to be pool wise for everyone’s safety. In this article, we have discussed our top […]

Sharing is Caring – Strata Edition

By Abbie Wilson My parents tell me that when I was born, my brother had a hard time adjusting to no longer being an only child. All of a sudden he could no longer use his toys without interruption, whenever he wanted to, and however he pleased. As parents need to do, ours implemented some […]

What Are the Positives of Strata Living?

By Abbie Wilson. Strata living is becoming increasing popular throughout Australia. For those who have not had the pleasure of living in a strata property, we have created this article to let you know some of the main benefits of living in strata. I had the pleasure of living in my first strata property 3 […]

Noise in Strata

Everyone has the right to the quiet enjoyment of their home. But what if your neighbour‘s enjoyment isn’t quiet? What if it is loud, ongoing and intrusive?  The issue of noisy neighbours is one experienced everywhere, but in close living arrangements such as strata living, the impact is exacerbated.  Common noise complaints in strata schemes include […]

Vote Outside of The Committee With The SSKB App

How do you complete a vote outside of the Committee? Rather than searching through your emails, printing and scanning, clients of SSKB can VOC on the SSKB app.  We believe being a committee member should be easy, and with SSKB it is.  The SSKB App provides you with all the information you need at the swipe […]

Rental Reform – What Landlords need to know

Rental reform

More than 130 new rental laws came into effect in Victoria on 29 March 2021. In Victoria, 1 in 4 people rent their home.  The Victorian Government says the reforms will “make renting fair for all Victorians”.   The changes to the law clarify the rights and responsibilities of renters and rental providers.  The team at SSKB […]