Strata property matters

Does body corporate have an obligation to compensate owners for water damage? If we say no, can the owner make a claim against the body corporate? – Graeme, QLD

Q: A water leak from an exterior wall (the silicone joint failed due to age) of our property caused damage to …

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Is it reasonable to pay a termination fee when the strata manager refuses to communicate in a meaningful way? – Susan, NSW

Q: The Strata Manager of my mother’s complex seems to have taken a disliking to the Committee members and thus refuses …

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I have been advised that vents should be installed through the outside/external walls. Is this a strata responsibility? – Petrina, NSW

Q: I have a ventilation problem causing mould and paint delamination in my unit. I have been advised that vents should …

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Who is responsible for the replacement of taps outside an owner’s unit? Is that body corporate or owner expense? – Tracey, QLD

Q: Who is responsible for the replacement of taps outside an owner’s unit? Is that body corporate or owner expense?
 
A: We …

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We are a two-unit body corporate. How much public liability insurance are we required to have? – Sullivan, QLD

Q: We are a two-unit body corporate. How much public liability insurance are we required to have?
 
A: In Queensland, a body …

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I am wondering about residents using a portable bbq on the common area close to other residents. Is there is a general law covering this? – Peter, NSW

Q: I am wondering about residents using a portable bbq on the common area close to other residents. Is there is …

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Is it okay for tenants to use common area as shoe storage – Matt, NSW

Q: We have recently had new tenants move into the unit above us, and they are using the stairwell/landing outside their …

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We have an owner who resides at a different address who constantly parks in our visitor car space. Can you please advise whether this is permitted? – Cheryl, NSW

Q: Hi There, we have an owner who resides at a different address (around the corner from our complex) who constantly …

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I wish to enquire about whether or not my body corp insurance will continue to cover hail or storm damage to my solar panels, or has this now changed? – Phil, QLD

Q: I wish to enquire about whether or not my body corp insurance will continue to cover hail or storm damage …

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