Education

Crash Course into the world of Strata Part 1 & 2


Dealing with Noisy neighbours in Strata: A Guide to Making a Noise Complaint

Dealing with Noisy neighbours in Strata: A Guide to Making a Noise Complaint

16 May 2024 ∙ Rod Smith

Are you tired of dealing with noisy neighbours in your strata? If so, you're not alone. Living in close quarters with others can be challenging, especially when noise becomes a constant disruption ...

Taking a Stand: Addressing Bullying in Strata Communities

Taking a Stand: Addressing Bullying in Strata Communities

13 Apr 2024 ∙ Rod Smith

In today's society, bullying has become an unfortunate reality that affects people of all ages and in various settings. One place where it often goes unnoticed is within strata communities ...

Unlocking the Secrets: Is It Possible to Purchase Common Property in Strata NSW

Unlocking the Secrets: Is It Possible to Purchase Common Property in Strata NSW

11 Apr 2024 ∙ Rod Smith

Are you longing to own a piece of the common property in a strata scheme in New South Wales (NSW)? Many strata property owners wonder if they have the opportunity to acquire a specific section of the common ...

NSW: Q&A Battling owners for adequate levies in a small strata scheme

NSW: Q&A Battling owners for adequate levies in a small strata scheme

05 Mar 2024 ∙ Rod Smith

After many years of toil as treasurer in his three lot scheme, Dean finally got the admin and sinking funds into a healthy position only to find the other two owners ...

The ABCs of Strata AGM Requirements in NSW: Everything You Need to Know

The ABCs of Strata AGM Requirements in NSW: Everything You Need to Know

19 Feb 2024 ∙ Rod Smith

The AGM is a significant event in the strata calendar, where important decisions are made and key information is shared amongst all stakeholders. In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through the ABCs of strata ...

Powering Up: Is an Electric Vehicle Station Viable For Your Strata Scheme?

Powering Up: Is an Electric Vehicle Station Viable For Your Strata Scheme?

09 Dec 2023 ∙ Rod Smith

Are you considering upgrading your strata scheme with an electric vehicle (EV) station? As the world transitions towards greener alternatives, EVs are becoming increasingly popular, and having an EV station in your strata scheme can offer ...

Strata Restrictions on  Rentals in NSW: What  Property Owners Need to  Know

Strata Restrictions on Rentals in NSW: What Property Owners Need to Know

17 Nov 2023 ∙ Rod Smith

Are you a property owner in New South Wales (NSW) looking to rent out your strata property? It's essential to have a clear understanding of the restrictions imposed by strata regulations ...

Repairs and Maintenance in a Strata Scheme: What is My Strata Manager Required to Fix?

Repairs and Maintenance in a Strata Scheme: What is My Strata Manager Required to Fix?

16 Nov 2023 ∙ Rod Smith

When it comes to living in a strata scheme, repairs and maintenance are an inevitable part of the package. But what exactly is your strata manager responsible for fixing? ...

Understanding the Role of Strata Laws in Air Conditioning Installation: Who's Responsible in NSW?

Understanding the Role of Strata Laws in Air Conditioning Installation: Who's Responsible in NSW?

21 Oct 2023 ∙ Rod Smith

In New South Wales (NSW), understanding the role of strata laws in air conditioning installation is crucial for both residents and property owners. With the increasing demand for efficient cooling systems in apartments and strata-titled ...

Mastering Strata Visitor Parking: A Comprehensive Guide to the Rules and Regulations

Mastering Strata Visitor Parking: A Comprehensive Guide to the Rules and Regulations

05 Oct 2023 ∙ Rod Smith

Navigating parking in strata communities can sometimes feel quite challenging for owners corporations and strata managing agents. What seems to cause further ambiguity is legal perplexities ...

From Maintenance to Amenities: Breaking Down the Components of Strata Levies

From Maintenance to Amenities: Breaking Down the Components of Strata Levies

29 Sep 2023 ∙ Rod Smith

The breakdown of strata fees can vary depending on the strata corporation's needs, the property's size and complexity, and the location. Property owners usually receive ...

Understanding Residential Noise Restrictions in NSW: A Comprehensive Guide

Understanding Residential Noise Restrictions in NSW: A Comprehensive Guide

20 Sep 2023 ∙ Rod Smith

In this guide, we will delve into the specific regulations outlined by the NSW government to help you navigate the restrictions effectively. ...

Protecting Your Property: Understanding the Laws of Tenant Eviction on in NSW

Protecting Your Property: Understanding the Laws of Tenant Eviction on in NSW

16 Sep 2023 ∙ Rod Smith

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on understanding the laws of tenant eviction in NSW. Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, knowing your rights and responsibilities is essential to protect your property and ensure a fair
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Understanding the Importance of Rental Bonds in NSW

Understanding the Importance of Rental Bonds in NSW

14 Aug 2023 ∙ Rod Smith

Rental bonds play a crucial role in protecting both landlords and tenants in the rental process. In this article, we will delve into the significance of rental bonds in NSW strata properties and why they are essential for maintaining ...

Understanding Rent Increases in NSW: How Much Can Landlords Legally Raise Your Rent?

Understanding Rent Increases in NSW: How Much Can Landlords Legally Raise Your Rent?

12 Aug 2023 ∙ Rod Smith

In this informative guide, we will delve into the regulations surrounding rent increases in NSW, providing you with the knowledge you need to navigate this aspect of tenancy law ...

NSW Strata Insurance Overview

NSW Strata Insurance Overview

01 Aug 2023 ∙ Rod Smith

The team at The Strata Collective has worked with BAC insurance brokers to prepare the following article. Set out below are the main policy covers offered under your Strata Policy, along with ...

Understanding Your Rights: How Long Can a Builder Take to Fix Defects in NSW?

Understanding Your Rights: How Long Can a Builder Take to Fix Defects in NSW?

10 Jul 2023 ∙ Rod Smith

As a homeowner, it's important to understand your rights when it comes to building defects. One of the most common issues that homeowners face is the need for repairs ...

Pest Problems in NSW Rentals: Who is Liable for Control and Prevention?

Pest Problems in NSW Rentals: Who is Liable for Control and Prevention?

07 Jul 2023 ∙ Rod Smith

Pest problems in rental properties can be a nightmare for tenants and landlords alike. But who is responsible for controlling and preventing these critters? In New South Wales ...

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