What can residents do to deal with difficult or unpleasant residents who do not comply with the body corporates House Rules or By-Laws?
The fundamental solution to encouraging harmony within a strata property is to create a feeling of community within a building. If owners and residents can be encouraged to communicate with their neighbours then disputes [...]
What property is body corporate common property and what is the unit owner’s property and responsibility to maintain?
This subject creates more confusion and misunderstanding in strata property than any other subject. Basically if it is inside your unit it is the responsibility of the unit owner. If it is outside your unit [...]
At the Annual General Meeting each year the body corporates insurance is reviewed. Under the legislation the body corporate must insure the building and hold public liability insurance. The details of these policies vary depending [...]
How is the body corporate budget calculated and what is the process for the body corporate agree on the amount to be levied?
Every year a body corporate holds an Annual General Meeting (AGM) to consider among other things what funds it needs to collect for the coming year. If in the previous year it spent more than [...]