Posts by Kelly Borell

Party time! Your rights and responsibilities

Apartment party rules

So, you want to invite a few friends over for a big event. Maybe you’ve got something going on outside your door or under your balcony (Gold Coast 600 fans, this is for you). Or maybe you just want to celebrate a big zero-ending birthday. How many people can you invite to your apartment, and…

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How To Manage Parking Dilemmas At Your Complex

Parking in strata complexes

If you’ve lived in a strata complex for more than a few months, you’ll be well aware of the premium you and your fellow residents place on parking spaces. Regardless of the age or size of your building, in a world where the number of cars is growing, where to put them when we’re not…

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The “New Normal” of Assigning Management Rights

Assigning management rights

Depending on the size of your apartment complex, you may have a live-in building manager. If this is the case, your manager will have bought the “management rights” to your building, which they will run as a business on-site. A building manager has myriad responsibilities, including managing the building’s general upkeep and security, coordinating tradespeople…

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What’s in a name? The roles people play in looking after your building

Building manager’s role

The apartment lifestyle can be great. You have your own space, security, and the added extras of shared facilities like a pool, gym, theatre and more. Your body corporate fees go towards keeping your building complex in trim so you can enjoy the pleasures of a well-maintained environment, without the pain of having to do…

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