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Savvy Strata Owners Get Involved

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News Release Coinciding with popular TV shows such as The Block, today’s Strata unit owners are more savvy about their investment, taking control and interest in managing the affairs of the whole building they live in, including the common areas they jointly own. Commenced in the early 1960s as a form of property management devised for people living in unit blocks, townhouses and apartment buildings, today there are an estimated 120,000 Strata, Body or Owners’ Corporations in Australia. Mostly they manage the common areas such as stairs, lifts, gardens, car parks and the like, as well as organising building maintenance funds […]Read More

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DIY Strata goes Online

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DIY Strata goes online but some property owners know this already. Nice piece from strata journalist and expert Jimmy Thomson in Domain (Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Canberra Times) There was a time when small strata schemes that weren’t professionally managed got by with casual chats in place of meetings, and levies reminder notes slipped under the door instead of printed invoices. But as strata life has become more complicated, with legal obligations stacking up, the back of a ciggie packet management model just doesn’t cut the mustard any more. As apartment buyers get more savvy, it hurts your property […]Read More

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NSW Strata Law Revolution

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There is a NSW strata law revolution quietly going on. New by-laws allowing pets in units, curbing smoking on apartment balconies and preventing the installation of noisy timber and tiled floors are among the changes in the biggest overhaul of strata laws in more than 50 years. Announcing the long-awaited reforms, Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts noted that 30 per cent of people in NSW either live or work in strata and there are now more than 72,000 strata plans – ranging from two-unit duplexes to massive mixed residential and commercial blocks. In 20 years, half the state’s population will […]Read More

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The revolution in strata management has begun

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Who am I?  I’ve founded a new online strata management business Our Body Corp which let’s unit owners manage their own stratas or bodies corporate wherever they live in Australia. It’s a DIY program which saves you money Why am I doing this?  As a unit owner I had been unhappy with the service provided by strata management agencies, and tried self-managing our block of units.  My neighbours and I are happy self-managing but we found there wasn’t any help available to support us. So I got together with an IT guru friend and we developed Our Body Corp […]Read More