YSP Podcast Episode 189: Strata managers as facilitators not decision makers, with Natalie Fitzgerald
YSP Podcast Episode 177: Owners taxed on OC income | display of fire statement | lot property defects | conversion to strata
YSP Podcast Episode 171: Who pays contents insurance excess | adjourned meetings | pre-1974 lot boundaries
How a building can remove one owner’s exclusive right to use an area of the common property – even if that owner does not consent.
As promised, here’s my update on what’s happening with the regulation of SHORT TERM LETTING in our strata properties…
How is an upgrade different to normal repair and maintenance and how do you get upgrades approved?
Join me on Wednesday 20th March, 7pm at Waverley Library where I’ll share how you can use BY-LAWS to deal with trouble makers and restore PEACE to your strata community ✌️ Register for FREE here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/how-to-…
Amanda’s guidance for buildings and managers who receive copies of Tribunal applications – what to do?
Amanda is here answering your questions about by-laws!
A common complaint of owners is that their strata manager withholds records from them – particularly the strata roll and/or the email addresses recorded on the strata roll. Is this legal? Amanda lets us know…
Are you self representing in the Tribunal? Make sure you name the correct parties on your application!
Amanda shares how you can legally prevent smoking in your apartment building – INCLUDING inside private apartments
Have you experienced a noise disturbance in your strata building over the ‘party period’? Amanda has some tips for dealing with noisy neighbours…
Amanda’s reminder that common property rights by-laws can be used to obtain retrospective approval for work you have already carried out…
Dysfunctional strata schemes may need an administrator to take over. When and how should this be done? Amanda shares her expertise…
The law has changed! Postal notices are now deemed served on the 7th working day, not the 4th! Learn from Amanda how this impacts your strata buildings…
Member call no. 12: Khristina deals with a surprise change of plans for an owner’s bathroom renovation
Member call no. 6: Helping Dorothy with a terminated building management contract and a vacancy on the strata committee
Member call no. 5: strata manager Sean asks the hard questions about proxies, co-owners and special levies
In this jam-packed call, I help Sean – a strata owner turned strata manager – navigate the tricky areas of proxies, co-owner voting rights, AGM notices and special levies. This is an excellent call to tune in to if you’re the secretary of a self-managed scheme or a strata manager at any level. We refresh on the important basics but also get into some technical areas that even the most experienced of us need to stop and consider from time to time.
In this call, I give Leanne some practical strategies to deal with a domineering strata committee and a bad dose of bullying.
In this call, I help Britt to understand a set of orders recently received from the Tribunal, which were based on an out-of-Tribunal settlement agreement. We also discuss how these orders might be enforced, as her fellow lot owner looks certain to breach them.
In this call, I give Elizabeth a step by step guide to dealing with a difficult strata committee that does not want to repair her broken windows. I explain the path she needs to lay to ensure her Tribunal application has the best chance of success. .
In this call, I walk Marissa through the process of amending a common property rights by-law, so that she can enclose the outdoor seating area for her restaurant. We also discuss the need for council approval, and what to do about installing a sign.