Posts by Kelly Borell

Proxy Votes: should you give your voting right to someone else?

proxy votes

Gathering proxy votes is common practice in body corporates. It’s a way for active lot owners to gain more votes for something they want done.   If that “something” will benefit the scheme and all lot owners, then it makes sense. However, unfortunately sometimes proxies are used to pass motions that benefit particular lot owners and…

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Can tenants hang pictures in a rental property?

Tenants Hanging Pictures

Nothing makes a property feel more like home than hanging pictures. As a renter, however, you may or may not be able to decorate using nail-in-the-wall picture hooks. In this article, we’ll answer the question, ‘Can tenants hang pictures in a rental property?’ Then, we’ll share some quick tips on displaying your beloved artwork without…

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What are the options for paying your body corporate levies?

body corporate levy payments

How often are you required to pay Body Corporate levies, and what happens if you don’t pay on time? Owning a property in a Strata complex means that when you buy into this situation, you’re making a commitment to make Body Corporate levy payments on time, so that essential administrative and maintenance work can be…

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