Building Rules & By-laws

How to solve smoking disputes in strata managed properties

There’s a stigma associated with smoking in Australia and while it’s become banned in many places, some people would argue that …

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The NSW government releases new draft legislation on Airbnb-style letting

The NSW government has officially opened the door to public comment more than one year after announcing plans to regulate short-term …

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What happens to abandoned goods in a strata property?

Disposing your rubbish correctly and taking care not to abandon your goods and household items on common property is key to …

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Overcrowding in strata properties – when more is not merry

As more people choose strata or body corporate living in cities, overcrowding is a growing concern. Let’s explore why it’s an …

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Playing by the rules vs. breaching by-laws

Strata community living should be about sharing, caring and “playing nice”, but breaching by-laws can disrupt the harmony and create problems …

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How to deal with six common strata problems

When it comes to community living and sharing space, how you get along with your neighbours can affect the peace of …

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Breaching strata by-laws on laundry can leave you high and dry

Being aware of by-laws and playing by the rules that govern the sharing of space and amenities can make all the …

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How to deal with bullying in your strata property

Neighbour disagreements tend to be a part of strata living. However, bullying and intimidatory behaviour by an owner, resident, guest, committee …

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Mari Kondo and strata living: Does your small apartment ‘spark joy’?

Based on the Netflix show, ‘Tidying up with Marie Kondo’ this photo first appeared on people.com
 
Is your small apartment cramping your …

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Slam dunk the junk – do’s and don’ts of garbage disposal in your strata property

As apartment living increasingly becomes the norm in cities and suburbs, the issue of waste disposal is bound to raise a …

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