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What if Your Building has an Emergency During the Holiday Season?

What steps should you take if your building has an emergency during the holiday season.

With the end of the year approaching, everyone in the Tower offices is looking forward to our annual break over the holiday period.

Even body …

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Three Quick Tips for Better Committee Meetings

Good committee meetings can be the backbone of a well-run body corporate scheme, but too often they are allowed to drag on for extended periods and lose their sense of purpose.

It’s understandable that meetings sometimes lose purpose as body …

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Tower Joins Strata Community Australia

Tower Body Corporate are happy to advise our customers that we have become members of Strata Community Association (QLD), the peak industry body for body corporate and community title management (strata management) in Queensland.

What does this mean for owners? …

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New report shows changing insurance picture

Premium costs have risen fifty percent over a four-year period

September saw the release of a major new report into insurance cover for the body corporate industry.

It is the first substantial investigation of its kind and adds some valuable …

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Get the vote out using online voting

Is your next meeting going to be online?

Did you know that Tower can now arrange your meetings so that owners can vote online? You do now.

The facility to hold meetings this way has been in place for a …

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Building Insurance Valuations: a user’s guide

Understanding and keeping building insurance valuations up to date can help control the costs of rising premiums.

For most body corporate schemes, the cost of insuring the building is the highest line item on the budget. Recent years have seen …

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Body Corporate Committee Members are Undervalued

The work of body corporate committee members is unquantified and the work they do goes unseen.

In Tower’s recent survey of body corporate owners, we asked whether owners would favour making payments to committee members for the work they do. …

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Cost Concerns Drive Body Corporate Agenda

Almost half of body corporate owners list rising costs as the number one concern at their scheme.

Tower’s Survey Monkey Data has found that 47 per cent of respondents listed rising costs as the primary concern at their scheme. Related …