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6 Common Strata Complaints and How to Handle Them

17th June, 2022

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Living in self-managed strata blocks is becoming more common in Australia. With population growth and higher density living accommodation, many new apartment buildings are popping up in major cities. Now that Owner's Corporation structure has five tiers, smaller complexes of 3 - 99 lots can opt to self-manage their OCs....

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15 Things Respectful Body Corporate Residents Do

15th November, 2021

Posted In Body Corporate,

When you buy a property that forms part of a strata scheme, you are effectively investing in a community. The community is typically split into three groups. Lot Owners: The owners of the individual properties, often called “lots”, within the strata scheme. Lot Owners collectively make decisions about how the...

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5 Reasons Why All Landlords Should Attend Strata Meetings

10th July, 2021

Posted In Strata Management,

As an individual owner, you have complete control over how your own property is maintained, managed, and even designed. However, in some instances, such as apartment buildings, owners share space or property. Common property is defined in Victoria as any part of the land, structures, or airspace that is not...

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New Victorian Strata Laws 2021

14th April, 2021

Posted In Strata Management,

If 2020 was a year of immense challenge for Owners Corporations across Victoria, 2021 could be a big year of change. As we all know, 2020 and the coronavirus pandemic presented a range of challenges for owners, occupiers, contractors and managers of Owners Corporations and their lots. From managing communities...

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WHAT HAPPENS IF THERE IS NO BODY CORPORATE?

29th December, 2020

Posted In Body Corporate,

A body corporate (also known as an owners’ corporation) is a constitution of owners who hold title to properties that have been subdivided on the parent title and where common property is shared by all owners. The rules in each State and Territory in Australia differ on whether a body...