Adrian Mueller, JS Mueller & Co The effect of this decision is that it will be more difficult for an owners corporation to replace items of common property that are old and worn but can still be maintained or repaired.
Question: Can our Body Corporate demand Vacant Possession to undertake waterproofing repairs to common property? With no choice to stay in the unit, shouldn’t alternative accommodation be supplied at their cost?
Premium Strata Question: An single lot owner wants the owners corporation to install a stair lift for the use of her friends. It will not benefit to any owner, will require ongoing maintenance and cause on obstruction.
Strata Reports Victoria Question: In a three lot scheme with little or no common areas, do we need to form an owners corporation or can we agree to act independently. What is the minimum we are required to do?
Wayne Stevens, UOAQ PresidentWe have two suggestions regarding strata insurance valuations: 1. Obtain more frequent valuations from quantity surveyors, and 2. Find a quantity surveyor who charges less for follow-up valuations.
Andrew Terrell, Bright & Duggan With a quality 10 year Capital Works fund plan budgeted properly from day dot, a scheme should now have little need to raise a special levy for capital expenditure in future years.
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