strata management

6 Common Strata Complaints and How to Handle Them

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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. There are plenty of perks to being part of a strata body corporate situation, including shared amenities that one may not have access to living on a single title, including parking spaces, gyms, meeting rooms, elevators and more. On the flip side, some annoyances commonly arise in strata-title complexes. Any strata manager […]Read More

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5 Reasons Why All Landlords Should Attend Strata Meetings

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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 designated as a lot on the subdivision plan. It may consist of gardens, passageways, walls, paths, driveways, stairs, elevators, foyers, and fences. The lot owners collectively own the common property. Since it is collectively owned, it is critical that the owners make decisions collaboratively, as it will impact everyone including […]Read More