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REQUIREMENTS OF THE DEVELOPER

REQUIREMENTS OF THE DEVELOPER

& How a Community Manager can assist in the preparation and transition from development to Community Corporation In South Australia, The Developer has a legal obligation to set up the first statutory meeting of the Community group called the Inaugural meeting. Often the Developers engage a Management firm to prepare and run that meeting along [...]
Fire Season

Fire Season

We all are well aware that South Australia is one of the driest States in the country. As we draw close to Summer and the Christmas Holidays - we all have our diaries full of appointments or planned holidays (thank you to the opening of Borders). However, before we move into Holiday mode, now is [...]
What Happens When You Don’t Pay Your Strata Fee

What Happens When You Don’t Pay Your Strata Fee

If you have lived in either a townhouse or an apartment in South Australia, you might know something about Strata Title and fees.  Here is everything you need to know about a Strata Corporation and the regular levies (or strata fees) paid by the Owners.  What Is a Strata Titled Property? Strata titled properties are […]

Why Is Strata So Expensive: Understanding Your Strata Fee in 2021

Why Is Strata So Expensive: Understanding Your Strata Fee in 2021

As a Strata Manager, we see many different levels of contributions raised by various groups across Adelaide. Each unit owner sets their level of contributions or levies based on the recurrent annual expenditure they foresee (budgeting) and their long-term cost for larger projects (a sinking fund or a series of one-off special levies). These decisions [...]
What Is A Strata Title: What You Need To Know 2021

What Is A Strata Title: What You Need To Know 2021

The plural of “stratum” is “Strata. Generally speaking, the term Strata is used to mean a layer within a structure or layers within something. So, what is a Strata Title? In terms of property, a Strata title is a form of Property Title ownership. One form of buildings on a “Strata Title: may be apartments […]

What is Body Corporate? Your Questions Answered

What is Body Corporate? Your Questions Answered

A Body Corporate is the general term used throughout Australia to encompass all forms of shared Titles. A Body Corporate is any Legal Corporate entity. This terminology is a general term to cover the various names used across all the different State legislations. In South Australia, our forms of Body Corporate properties are Strata or […]

Why Communication Is Vital In Strata

Why Communication Is Vital In Strata

Communication within a Strata or Community Corporation is vital to ensure that large decisions are made correctly and with all the required information. Communication is also vital to the day to day running of your Body Corporate. Whether Strata or Community Corporation Committees are communicating with each other, their Manager or a third party, ensuring […]

How Do I Call a Strata Meeting in South Australia?

How Do I Call a Strata Meeting in South Australia?

An Extraordinary General Meeting can be called by the Secretary, any two members of the Management Committee or one-fifth of the unit Owners (i.e one-fifth of the number of units in the complex per the  Strata Title Act 1988. At least 14 days’ notice needs to be provided to all Owners before the meeting, along […]

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