Strata property

My neighbour refuses to share the insurance costs in our 1×2 duplex and this is affecting my insurance. What are my options? – Helen, NSW

I live in a 1×2 duplex in a strata title. My neighbour won’t go half’s in insurance, as he says can’t …

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Can someone smoke on the balcony of their strata property? – Maria, NSW

If your balcony is part of your private property or common property with exclusive use rights, you may not have any …

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What are my options to prevent smoke drifting into my strata apartment? – Kane, NSW

It’s hard to prevent smoke drift from one living space to another in strata apartments as there are common areas and …

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Can I be penalised for bringing home a pet in my strata property? – Paul, NSW

Why am I penalised for being a pet owner and unable to move into a property that I want to buy …

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Is the landlord responsible for noisy tenants? – Jessie, NSW

While landlords are not legally liable for enforcing noise standards, it is their responsibility to ensure their tenants are maintaining decorum …

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What are strata property rules regarding noise ratings on hard floors? – Zara, NSW

What are the NSW rules for strata plans regarding noise ratings on hard floors. I am thinking about replacing my very …

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Do all bathroom renovations need strata committee approval? – Garry, NSW

I want to renovate a bathroom in my apartment . There will be no movement of plumbing but new tiling walls …

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Can our building manager or caretaker change the name of our entire complex without owners input nor acknowledgement? – Rose, NSW

Even if they have management rights, can our building manager or caretaker change the name of our entire complex without owners …

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What are the regulations for noise control in strata properties and who should pay for a noise assessment report? – Vincent, NSW

The neighbour complained my bathroom fan is noisy in the strata building. What are the regulations for noise control in strata? …

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