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Sneak Peek Episode 119. Practical tips for reducing risk in strata – Paul Keating

This week, I have the privilege of Paul Keating’s company. As co-founder of Strata Community Insurance, Paul will be well known to many of you as an influential contributor to our sector. Paul and I enjoy a wide-ranging conversation exploring the concept of ‘unlimited liability’ for strata owners, some very practical steps you can take to reduce risk, and why Paul thinks we might soon see an end to the ‘benevolence’ of strata insurers.

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Sneak Peek Episode 116. Do strata committee vacancies need to be filled& short term letting update

This week, Reena and I take a deep dive in to the process for filling vacant committee positions. Reena recaps the rules for the correct completion of proxy forms – particularly when it comes to corporate owners, and we each share our take on the NSW government’s recently announced proposals for regulating short term letting in our strata buildings. This is a jam packed episode. Enjoy!

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Sneak Peek Episode 115. Beware these rookie strata errors

This week, Veronica Morgan joins Reena and I as we bust some myths around strata property ownership and share our various perspectives (buyers agent, strata manager, strata lawyer) on working with brand new strata owners. We also share our practical tips for ensuring a smooth transition to strata.

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Sneak Peek Episode 112. How to conduct a secret ballot

This week, Reena and I examine an interesting question raised by a member inside the YSP Online Community: how do we conduct secret ballots for committee elections when the Strata Schemes Management Regulation 2016 (NSW) requires voters to sign their ballot paper? Reena also reminds us of the power of polls and we recap the highlights of YSP Live.

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Sneak Peek Episode 107. Lessons from a strata owner turned strata manager

This week, I chat with Sean O’Dea of GK Strata Management in Sydney. Sean has been a strata owner and chairperson of his building’s committee for close to 20 years. He recently took a leap over to the ‘other side’ and became a strata manager. We talk about his first six months on the job, and share Sean’s tips for managers trying to navigate and manage the every-day stressors of this tough gig.

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YSP Live 2018 trailer

Trailer: An Evening with Amanda Farmer and Special Guests Experience Your Strata Property – Live: an evening with Amanda Farmer and Special Guests. Recorded in

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