Building rules/by-laws

My garage door needs repairs. Would this be covered by Body Corp? – Perry, QLD

Answer: Hi Perry, you can check your building’s by-laws which may specify who is responsible for maintenance and repairs of the …

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Who is responsible for replacing washers, specifically isolation taps? – Robyn, NSW

Answer: Hi Simone, the answer you seek depends on where the washer and taps are located in the building. If washers …

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On my commercial retail lease the landlord is requesting me to insure the outside windows upstairs. I thought that was the body corporate’s responsibility? – Sue, QLD

Answer: It’s common for commercial landlords to request the tenant to pay for the window insurance within their lease. Often, this …

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What can be done when a vehicle is parked on common property and not in a parking spot when they’re not a tenant? The owners corporation will not help. – Elisha, VIC

Question: What can be done when a vehicle is parked on common property and not in a parking spot when they’re …

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Are the owners corporation responsible for repairing window sashes? – Roger, NSW

Answer: The first step would be to check your building’s by-laws. In many buildings, windows are considered part of strata, which …

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A neighbour continues to wake us at 2am. What can we do? – Peter, NSW

Q: A neighbour with a bedroom directly above ours has removed carpet and now has the odd rug, but otherwise floorboards. …

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