Strata articles

05 Apr 2022

Land valuations for body corporate

Every property in Queensland has a land valuation, this value is used for land tax and local council rate calculations This is also...

25 Feb 2022

4 steps to manage water leaks

We have been building houses for about a million years – but buildings still leak! As Brisbane enters day 3 of continuous torrential...

11 Feb 2022

Rising building costs and sinking fund levies

Bodies corporate are required by law to collect sinking fund levies (the sinking fund is a savings account), which will provide for at...

24 Jan 2022

Strata insurance premium trends

For most bodies corporate, strata building insurance is compulsory for the common property and also usually for each lot This may depend on...

19 Jan 2022

Smoking: A health hazard to be restricted in strata

A new decision by a Queensland Body Corporate and Community Management (BCCM) Adjudicator has caused a stir this week, providing a pathway...

14 Jan 2022

Gutter maintenance

At this time of year (with wind and rain), roof gutters are put to the test Gutter maintenance and gutter cleaning are necessary to keep...

13 Dec 2021

Queensland COVID restrictions for bodies corporate

Queensland has introduced vaccination requirements which commence on 17 December 2021 – the aim of this newsletter is to provide some...

19 Nov 2021

Defibrillators in strata

Many body corporate developments include health & lifestyle facilities including: Swimming pool Gym Tennis court Sauna Running...

04 Nov 2021

Termites in strata

In Queensland, our natural environment makes timber buildings a target for termites Termites are a class of insects that consume timber as...

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