Committee management

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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When do you need a compulsory strata manager?

If your owners corporation has been unable to live up to the task or needs help with technical matters, it’s time …

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The difference between an owners corporation and strata committee

The governance, management and upkeep of strata property is responsibility of the owners corporation and executive committee. However, there are certain …

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Why your strata property needs a committee

Owning a strata or body corporate property comes with many responsibilities. Your committee is responsible for the day- to- day strata …

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Cogs in the ‘strata’ wheel – who’s who in a strata property

In a strata property, various individuals and entities work hand in hand to ensure everything runs like clockwork. These are the …

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Common property inspections checklist

 
For buildings with more than 100 lots, every year the strata committee or body corporate must inspect their common property and review …

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What happens in an AGM

Every year, the owner’s corporation must hold a meeting of all owners. This is called the annual general meeting (AGM). This …

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When do you need a strata manager for your property?

As more and more Australians choose to live in apartments, townhouses, gated communities or other housing types, strata experts or body …

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Parking Do’s & Don’ts: What to do when a parked vehicle is obstructing common property

Parking on common property without consent has been a problem for years. New South Wales legislation offers directives on how owners …

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How to minimise maintenance and repair costs of apartment living

The cost of maintaining an apartment and common areas can be high if your building maintenance requirements are not properly assessed. …

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