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That Sinking Feeling – Your Sinking Fund Forecast

When was the last time your scheme really had a look at its sinking fund forecast? That is, really had a look and considered the recommendations for savings and maintenance and thought about where your site sits within them. If …

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Pros of Electronic Voting – Now More Owners Can Have Their Say

Electronic voting can promote faster, more accurate voting while encouraging more owners to have their say.

Have you ever seen your body corporate manager shuffling reams of paper at a meeting while they calculate vote tallies and wondered if there …

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Financial Funds and Levies Maintenance Queensland Residential Strata scheme

Can Preventative Maintenance Save Rising Strata Insurance Costs?

Bodies Corporate should prepare for rising strata insurance costs by proactively managing claims and carrying out preventative maintenance.

It’s an unfortunate reality but insurers are predicting substantial annual increases in body corporate premiums over the next couple of years.

Insurance …

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Owners Submitted Committee Meeting Motions after 1 Mar 2021

If an owner has an issue they would like the Committee to vote on they can submit a motion for this. The legislation then sets out how the Committee can respond.

Once received, the Committee has six weeks to make …

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Time’s Up for Adjourned Meetings

Body Corporate plans should take advantage of the new quorum legislation and pass motions to limit the need for adjourned meetings.

There are perfectly good reasons to adjourn a Body Corporate meeting, but it has become a bane of the …

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Body Corporate Queensland – Strata is a Sausage.

It’s the silly season so here’s a silly idea: Strata is a sausage.

Like a sausage, Strata can look good and taste good, but you don’t want to know how it’s made.

Consider your budget. Levies are low and haven’t …

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Strata Living in Queensland: Why can’t we be friends?

Strata Living is great when everyone gets along, but sometimes owners don’t see eye to eye. Fortunately, there is no requirement to be friends, so when things get heated, consider the following steps:

Accept reality:

Why can’t crocodiles admit they …

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Why it’s a Good Idea to Take a Regular Look at Body Corporate By-Laws QLD

Owners of a Sydney apartment block will have to pay an estimated $500,000 in legal costs after losing a lengthy battle to enforce a no-pets by-law. It’s a big price to pay and it highlights that while strata by-laws can …