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apartment noise

NSW: Does an owner have the right to hassle a tenant to fix a noise transference issue?

Paula Byrnes,
Metropolitan Strata Reports

The tenant told me: “I’m being hassled from the downstairs owner about our kids – even when they are playing quietly …” This case involves timber floors between two units.
The owner living in the unit below approached the tenants above shortly after the tenants moved in, to let the tenants know that they can hear children running up and down the flo…..Read more…..
pets in strata units

Issues with Pets in strata units

Peter Greenham,
Independent Inspections

Living with pets in strata units has alway had its challenges, especially in relation to the management of the complex and common property areas.
Just to convey how complicated some of these issues can become, I’d like to relay a recent experience I had with a strata complex we look after. The building manager of the complex received a call asking for urgent assistance – some water had penetration into a unit from the common property, and the owner wanted somebody to call past and take a look a…..Read more…..
strata title meetings

NSW: How are successful strata title scheme meetings run?

Leanne Habib,
Premium Strata

The aim of this article is to explain how a typical strata title meeting, such as an Annual General Meeting (AGM) or Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) is run.
To make the best of each meeting, all owners are encouraged to attend any meeting in person and participate in the affairs of their Owners Corporation. In this way you will have the opportunity to contribute to the preservation and enhancement of th…..Read more…..
owners corporation decision making

NSW: Decision Making in an Owners Corporations

Allison Benson,
Kerin Benson Lawyers

How are decisions made? Informally over coffee or in accordance with legislation?
A constant question asked of strata & community title lawyers is whether a decision of an owners corporation has been validly made. Why is this an issue? Many people don’t know how an owners corporation makes decisions. This can cause problems as if a decision is not validly made, any action undertaken by an owners corporation to further that dec…..Read more…..
Northern Australia Insurance Premiums Task force

Northern Australia Insurance Premiums Task Force Interim Report Released

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This week saw the release of the Northern Australia Insurance Premiums Taskforce Interim Report. The report was forwarded to me by Ms Margaret Shaw, Northern Australia consumer representative on the task force. We have previously published reports by Margaret Shaw leading up to the forming of the task force:
Update on the Insurance Crisis in North Queensland – Part 1
Update on the Insurance Crisis in…..Read more…..
temporary gazebo

SA: Is strata corporation approval needed for a temporary gazebo?

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This week we received a question from a strata resident in South Australia asking about the process to erect a free standing temporary gazebo within the courtyard of a strata townhouse. Is strata corporation approval required?
Pam Lewer, Integra Property Services offered the following response:
In the first instance, I would gauge the neighbouring unit owners opinion to see if they are receptive to the idea of the gazebo an…..Read more…..
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