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Professional Standards Scheme

Professional Standards Scheme

01 Jul 2021 ∙ Admin Account

Strata Community Association (NSW) Professional Standards Scheme ...

The Importance of Paying Strata Levies on Time

The Importance of Paying Strata Levies on Time

14 Mar 2021 ∙ Rod Smith

Strata levies are the main funding in a strata scheme and essential for building maintenance. Learn why late payments by lot owners can result in serious costs. ...

How NSW Property Tax Reform Affects You

How NSW Property Tax Reform Affects You

17 Dec 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

The NSW Government has proposed a change in the way property tax is paid. Buyers can either pay stamp duty & land tax or a new smaller annual property tax. ...

SCA NSW Award Winner 2020

SCA NSW Award Winner 2020

20 Nov 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

The Strata Collective has been named as the 2020 Winner of the Strata Community Association (NSW), Strata Management Business of the Year (Medium Business). ...

No Pets By-Laws Under Threat in Strata Schemes NSW

No Pets By-Laws Under Threat in Strata Schemes NSW

13 Nov 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

NSW strata schemes with a 'no pets' by-law could be deemed oppressive and have no force or effect under a recent NSW Court of Appeal decision on pet by-laws. ...

Changes to NSW strata building defects & building

Changes to NSW strata building defects & building

21 Jul 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

From 1 July 2020, changes to the management of building defects and bond requirements came into effect in NSW under the Strata Schemes Management Amendment. ...

July News

July News

21 Jul 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

The latest news from the Strata Collective ...

Strata Expert on this month's podcast with Look Up

Strata Expert on this month's podcast with Look Up

01 Jul 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

Podcast with Look Up Strata - Rod Smith covers topics such as building works, work safety, Air BNB in Strata, Remote Meetings due to COVID and Strata Committee conduct and procedure. ...

Residential Apartment Buildings Bill 2020 Passed

Residential Apartment Buildings Bill 2020 Passed

28 Jun 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

NSW parliament passed the Residential Apartment Buildings (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Bill 2020 on 4 June 2020, giving new powers to NSW building regulators. ...

COVID-19: What strata managers need to know

COVID-19: What strata managers need to know

26 Jun 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

Key COVID-19 information for strata managers and the strata community to help maintain duties and responsibilities, including cleaning, common areas & finance. ...

COVID-19: What strata owners and occupiers need to know

COVID-19: What strata owners and occupiers need to know

24 Jun 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

Essential COVID-19 information for strata owners and occupiers to remain safe in their lots and keep a healthy strata community for all during this crisis. ...

Top COVID-19 strata specific questions you need to know

Top COVID-19 strata specific questions you need to know

22 Jun 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

View the top COVID-19 strata specific frequently asked questions to stay up to date with the latest changes to NSW strata management and Sydney strata properties. ...

Contents Insurance for Lot Owners

Contents Insurance for Lot Owners

29 Apr 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

In our roles as Strata Managers, time and time again, we see Owners who have been impacted by damage to their apartments that is caused in another apartment, a building failure (defect) or a common property leak that damages their personal property. ...

Can strata ban smoking in New South Wales?

Can strata ban smoking in New South Wales?

29 Apr 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

One of the most common disputes strata managers often face is cigarette smoking or second-hand smoke drift. Not only can smoking cause fire hazards and be a nuisance to neighbouring tenants, it can also increase the property repair & cleaning costs. ...

What are the requirements of a two-lot strata scheme?

What are the requirements of a two-lot strata scheme?

27 Apr 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

Today, two-lot strata schemes are a popular choice for property owners, but often there is a complete misunderstanding of the requirements, especially when it comes to claiming insurance or selling a property. ...

Why Lot Owners should keep up Strata Property Maintenance during COVID-19

Why Lot Owners should keep up Strata Property Maintenance during COVID-19

25 Apr 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

If you're a lot owner of a strata community, keeping up with your property maintenance is extremely important. Routine maintenance and repairs can help keep your lot and building aesthetically pleasing, whilst increase the property market value. ...

NSW Strata Changes to Short Term Letting

NSW Strata Changes to Short Term Letting

24 Apr 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

With the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) a growing concern in Australia, the NSW Government has introduced new rules for short-term rental accommodation (STRA) in a bid to restrict short term letting in New South Wales. ...

Section 106 in the Context of Section 260 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015

Section 106 in the Context of Section 260 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015

21 Feb 2020 ∙ Rod Smith

One Section of the Strata Law that any Strata Manager 'worth their salt' will know is Section 106 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (SSMA ...

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Strata Community Australia Member

Winner of the
SCA NSW Strata Community Awards 2018
«Small Business Award»

Congratulations to The Strata Collective and Principal, Rod Smith for winning such a prestigious award.

See the full story and photos here.

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