Getting refurbishment projects done well in strata titled properties, especially residential communities, is a significant challenge. We discusses issues commonly encountered that cause friction, from an independent consultant’s perspective, and showcases a model used by a scheme who managed the process well to deliver great results.
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Question: Do I need to get our strata or Owners Corporation approval for installing a sliding door between our dining room and kitchen in our apartment?
Question: When it comes to building insurance for strata units, what is the difference between an insurance underwriter and an insurance broker? Who are we best to deal with?
Question: I have asked my rental agency “who is my strata manager” – but the contact they provided is incorrect and they are not interested in telling me more.
We often see a failure to consider the problems of a tenant. If a tenant suffers, the owner’s corporation says it is the responsibility of the landlord. Leverage is dealing with two situations at the present time where the owner’s corporation has had little respect for the rights of the tenant.
Current lot owners still face the prospect of having to arrange for inspections of their buildings to determine whether they must undertake costly rectification works.
Question: Does a new owner have right to make changes to the common property such as installing garden beds and solar without seeking body corporate permission?