Articles and media releases

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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PICA Group acquires QBS Strata Management (QBS) in Queensland

PICA Group has acquired QBS Strata Management (QBS), a very impressive Gold Coast, Queensland based property services company, effective 15 April …

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Choosing a child friendly strata property

 

Child safety is the first thing on every parent’s mind. Here are some safety checks you might want to consider while …

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Storm damage or flood damage? The difference may impact your body corporate insurance

While the finer nuances around storm damage and flood damage are being debated between insurance providers and the body corporate community, …

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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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New NSW strata laws on the horizon

By Dr. Adrian Carr (Corporate Licensee-In-Charge, PICA Group) 

The strata community and building industry are on the cusp of legislative change. Let’s …

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6 strata trends to watch out for after NSW elections

The results from the New South Wales elections will determine how the various impending legislative changes stand to affect the strata …

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