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Do We Need a Maintenance Fund for Our Owners Corporation?
July 11, 2023
Do We Need a Maintenance Fund for Our Owners Corporation?

What is a Maintenance Funds In Victoria A Maintenance Fund is essentially a financial safety net. It is thoroughly designed to empower an Owners Corporation to carry the essential costs…

2023 Owners Corporation Fees – What Do They Cover?
May 22, 2023
2023 Owners Corporation Fees – What Do They Cover?

What Do Owner Corporation Fees Cover? Owner Corporation fees cover everything from building insurance and maintaining common areas to shared utilities, building works, and repairs. While these fees might be…

What is Common Property? 5 Factors To Consider:
May 19, 2023
What is Common Property? 5 Factors To Consider:

A common question for all apartment owners, commercial property owners, and property managers is what is common property? The question often only arises when the matter of who should pay…

Strata Management Fees: A Break Down
May 03, 2023
Strata Management Fees: A Break Down

Have you just purchased your own apartment? Or perhaps you’re simply looking into making this major purchase and became aware of strata management fees. Regardless of which exciting…

What Are The Benefits Of Using An OC Management Broker?
February 24, 2023
What Are The Benefits Of Using An OC Management Broker?

Strata managers or OC management brokers are the essential links between a building’s owners and the broader world. They provide a wide range of body corporate services and…

How to Change Body Corporate Management Companies in Victoria?
January 11, 2023
How to Change Body Corporate Management Companies in Victoria?

There are many considerations when it comes to changing, here’s a starting list when it comes to How to Change Body Corporate Management Companies in Victoria: Do you have the…

What Are Owners Corporation Rules?
October 20, 2022
What Are Owners Corporation Rules?

An owners corporation is a term that most people have heard, but few may be able to define what is an owners corporation and how it…

6 Things All Responsible Landlords Do
June 29, 2022
6 Things All Responsible Landlords Do

For many of us looking to invest in property, purchase a new apartment, or even just buy our own place, we may be hearing the words “body corporate”…

Body Corporate Committee Responsibilities Victoria
May 10, 2021
Body Corporate Committee Responsibilities Victoria

Owners Corporations when they’re more than 15 lots, most of the time, are lucky to have a quorum at their Annual General Meetings. I’m sure there are various reasons for…

The Long Road to Fairness for Apartment Owners
October 26, 2020
The Long Road to Fairness for Apartment Owners

Owners Corporation Management Legislation in Victoria In October of 2014, what was known as the Consumer Affairs Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2014 was tabled and ready to be enacted. The…

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