Strata News

Strata Titles Amendment Bill 2018

The Strata Titles Amendment Bill 2018 was passed by the Upper House at the beginning of November. Drafting of the regulations will commence shortly with the changes due to be implemented in the second half of 2019. The Community Titles Bill is also being debated in the Upper House and is expected to pass between [...]

By | November 7th, 2018|News, Novemeber, Strata News|0 Comments

A FLOODED FRIDAY NIGHT

What if the plumbing fixture broke in the apartment above and started flooding your apartment? Then it started flooding the apartment below. What if the owner of the apartment above was mid-flight to a friend’s wedding and completely uncontactable for hours during the event? This was one of two cases Dee Gow encountered last month, [...]

By | October 5th, 2018|News, October, Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments

Be a squeaky wheel, when it comes to strata

Be a squeaky wheel, when it comes to strata. Yes, some may consider the person who has lots to say in a strata meeting, rather err… annoying. However, Jimmy Thomson the editor of www.flat-chat.com.au told The Financial Review that being apathetic towards strata decisions may end up costing you more money and possibly sleep… in [...]

By | August 24th, 2018|News, September, Strata News|0 Comments

Are you ready for Winter?

Brrr! We hate to sound all Captain Obvious here, but hasn’t this Winter been a bit ch… ch… chilly? Well, for Perth standards anyway. In fact, it has been the wettest June in Perth for five years, thanks to a series of rather impressive storm fronts. So with all of this talk of inclement weather, [...]

By | June 29th, 2018|Commercial News, News, Owner News, Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments

Strata in Western Australia is big business and is about to see some big reforms.

Strata in Western Australia is big business and is about to see some big reforms.  Currently around 30% of WA’s population of 2.62million people live in strata titled property and this number is expected to jump to 50% by 5050. According to the Strata Community Association WA (SCAWA), the strata management industry oversees around $50billion [...]

By | June 29th, 2018|News, Strata News|0 Comments

Why Landlords need Insurance.

Going travelling? You get travel insurance. Buying a car? Car insurance. Why, even hand models have been known to insure their famous fingers. But one insurance that is often overlooked is landlord insurance. Landlord insurance covers a wide range of incidents, which aren’t covered by other types of home and contents insurance: - Loss of [...]

By | June 29th, 2018|Commercial News, News, Owner News, Strata News|0 Comments

Renting a Strata Property – Information for Tenants

If you rent a unit, apartment, townhouse or duplex, you’re probably living in a strata-titled property. Strata complexes are known for their common areas, as well as special sets of rules or by-laws that are decided by the body corporate and guided by the Strata Titles Act (1985). As a tenant in a strata property, [...]

By | February 9th, 2018|Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments