Strata property matters

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 are the rules regarding changes to artwork and plants in the foyer and putting sun lounges in pool area? – Toni, NSW

Answer: If you are an owner and would like to have artwork, plants and furniture updated on common property you could …

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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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What is required to create a management plan and an evacuation plan in a building complex? – Yvonne, QLD

Question: What is required to create a management plan and an evacuation plan in a building complex? We have notices posted …

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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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Can an owner attend a budget committee meeting if not a committee member? – Beverley, QLD

Answer: Generally, owners are allowed to attend committee meetings and engage in discussion but if they’re not a committee member they …

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