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Question: Am I obliged to provide my tenants details to other owners in the complex? The Strata Committee has adequate contact details for myself and the agent.
As winter fast approaches the strata sector is at risk of increased mould growth as lot owners/tenants create cosy apartment environments with heat, condensation (moisture) and reduced ventilation. A damp environment that mould loves to thrive in.
Question: To solve our parking issues, we’ve come up with a process for allowing resident to park on common property. Is this enforceable and legal?
Question: Is a lot owner entitled to keep their garbage bins on common property outside their premises?
Question: As appointing a body corporate manager is a substantial expense, should a tendering process be entered into prior to renewal or appointment?
Question: Are all parts of a car park considered common areas? The back wall of the carpark needs repairs and we are not sure who is responsible
Question: To save electricity, the strata committee decided to switch off the ventilation system. The building now falls below the Australian Standards.
Question: At our recent fire inspection and my unit fire door failed to meet standards due to a deadbolt. I have friends with deadbolts on their unit door. Do rules vary for different buildings?