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What Happens If I Can’t Pay My Strata Fees?

What happens if I can’t pay strata fees?

If you own a strata lot, it can be intimidating thinking about what happens if you don’t have the money to pay your strata fees. Strata fees are important because they benefit the entire strata community. It’s important to remember that there are options available to help you manage your finances and keep your property. […]

Solar Power For Strata Buildings: How Does it Work?

Solar Power For Strata Buildings

Solar installations are on the rise in Australia, and with good reason. A solar panel can help you save money on electricity bills, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and make your apartment more energy efficient. Solar panels can be a great benefit for strata building residents – but there are also some important considerations to take […]

No One Wants To Be On The Strata Committee: How Can We Encourage Owners To Join?

Encourage Owners To Join Strata Committee

Strata buildings and schemes typically need the assistance of some dedicated volunteers to operate effectively. These volunteers form what’s known as a strata committee, and they are responsible for ensuring the long-term success of the scheme while also managing daily concerns. Although it is not a paid role, it can be very rewarding because you […]

5 Reasons Why Strata Management Services Are So Important

5 Reasons Why Strata Management Services Are So Important

Professional strata management services are a great way to easily manage your strata scheme. They can take care of all the financial, legal and building maintenance responsibilities that come with a strata scheme, including organising general meetings, dealing with resident complaints and making sure building maintenance is taken care of as quickly as possible. Let’s […]

How To Make Your Strata Building More Sustainable This Winter

Make Your Strata Building More Sustainable This Winter

It’s getting cold outside, and there’s a growing need to keep our homes warm. No one likes to pay high energy bills, but it frequently happens when the mercury drops. Heating and lighting during winter are two major causes of spikes in energy bills, but there are solutions out there. Making your strata more sustainable […]

Engage Your Kids In The Strata Community: 4 Tips And Tricks

4 Tips and Tricks to Engage kids in strata community

Depending on your children’s age and the types of facilities available in your strata building, there are many ways to engage kids in your strata community. The great thing is kids tend to make friends exceptionally fast (often putting their parents to shame). So, as long as you have some space and the desire to […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Building Security

5 Ways to Improve Your Building Security

Everyone wants to live in a safe environment and strata residents are no different. Here are a few ways strata communities can improve building security.     1. A shared sense of community Strata is about building a sense of community. Strata helps people connect with each other, feel safe and secure in their homes, and […]

The Key Differences Between Landlord, Contents and Strata Insurance

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When assessing your insurance needs in a strata environment, it’s important to understand what you actually require. There is a common misconception that the strata insurance held by the Owners Corporation covers the entire building, but this is not the case. Here’s what you need to know about the differences between strata insurance, contents insurance […]

Strata Isn’t Immune to Climate Change

Strata isn't immune to climate change

Like it or not, climate change is a reality. It’s changing the way we live and work, and it’s affecting our homes as well. Strata residents need to adapt to these changes in order to stay safe and comfortable. In some cases, this will involve increasing investment in sustainability infrastructure. In others, it means taking […]

How to Identify a Thriving Strata Community from the First Inspection

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Strata communities are a big part of Australian life. Whether you’re an owner or just considering buying into a strata community, it’s important to know what to look out for when assessing whether or not the facility is in good condition. Remember, it’s not only a place to live but an investment in your future. […]