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YSP Live: An Evening with Amanda Farmer & Special Guests

Experience Your Strata Property – Live: an evening with Amanda Farmer and Special Guests. Recorded in April 2018

Sneak Peek Episode 237. Will “Build to Rent” Disrupt the Strata Sector?

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Adam Hirst of Mirvac explains their latest “Build to Rent” offering in Sydney, including why tenants may choose this model over traditional strata title living. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/will-build-to-rent-disrupt-the-strata-sector/ Want to watch the full video? Become a member and receive immediate access to this video…

Sneak Peek Episode 236. Jo Cooper and Sharon Levy on their Court of Appeal win

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: I’m bringing you my interview with Jo Cooper and Sharon Levy. Recorded last Friday, we go behind the scenes of Cooper v The Owners SP 58068, last week’s NSW Court of Appeal case declaring The Horizon’s pet ban invalid. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/jo-cooper-and-sharon-levy-on-their-court-of-appeal-win/ Want to…

Sneak Peek Episode 234. Your guide to waterproofing membranes – with Daniel Caruana

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Daniel Caruana of Danrae Group joins Amanda to discuss waterproofing membranes in our strata buildings – including what’s going wrong in new buildings that leak. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/your-guide-to-waterproofing-membranes-with-daniel-caruana/ Want to watch the full video? Become a member and receive immediate access to this video…

Sneak Peek Episode 233. Strata lawyers and strata managers: the elephant in the apartment

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Reena and I call out an “elephant in the apartment” when it comes to the relationship between strata lawyers and strata managers… Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/strata-lawyers-and-strata-managers-the-elephant-in-the-apartment/ Want to watch the full video? Become a member and receive immediate access to this video and lots more:…

Sneak Peek Episode 232. The software behind your virtual strata meetings – StrataVote

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Matthew Larwood of Strata Vote explains how electronic voting software is revolutionising our strata meetings. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/the-software-behind-your-virtual-strata-meetings-strata-vote/Want to watch the full video? Become a member and receive immediate access to this video and lots more: https://www.yourstrataproperty.com.au/membership/

Sneak Peek Episode 230. Service by email I prior I notice of AGM I insurance claim clarity

This week, Reena and I cover: the types of notices that must be sent to an owner’s formal address for servicethe software gap causing problems for our managershow to ensure your motion make it onto the AGM agendawhy insurers won’t chase lot owners to recover payouts Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/service-by-email-prior-notice-of-agm-insurance-claim-clarity/Want to watch…

Sneak Peek Episode 229. The Do’s and Don’t of apartment renovation – with Bernadette and David

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Bernadette Janson and David Janson join me to share the many lessons learned by their students at The School of Renovating who have bravely entered the world of apartment renovation. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/the-dos-and-donts-of-apartment-renovation-with-bernadette-and-david/Want to watch the full video? Become a member and receive immediate…

Sneak Peek Episode 227. Reopening gyms | new rules for abandoned vehicles | win for a pet owner

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Reena and I discuss the practical impact of recent amendments to the NSW #strata law, removing the ability of owners corporations to directly deal with uncollected goods and abandoned vehicles. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/reopening-gyms-new-rules-for-abandoned-vehicles-win-for-a-pet-owner/ Want to watch the full video? Become a member and receive…

Sneak Peek Episode 226. Cladding class action gains momentum: register now

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Gavin Beardsell updates us on the cladding class action currently underway in the Federal Court, funded by Omni Bridgeway. Does your building qualify and should you register? Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/cladding-class-action-gains-momentum-register-now/ Want to watch the full video? Become a member and receive immediate access to…

Sneak Peek Episode 224. What’s new in the ACT – with Chris Miller, Vantage Strata

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: I’m chatting to Chris Miller of Vantage Strata about how he came to be a strata manager (it’s a familiar story!) and the legislative reforms on the horizon for strata schemes in the ACT. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/how-to-avoid-a-renovation-disaster/ Want to watch the full video? Become…

Sneak Peek Episode 223. Committee elections outside of AGM | expired UE reallocation order

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Reena and I discuss how important it is to get your agency agreement right, right from the beginning, including the opportunity owners have to be part of that process. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/how-to-avoid-a-renovation-disaster/ Want to watch the full video? Become a member and receive immediate…

Sneak Peek Episode 221. How to avoid a renovation disaster

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: I help Reena best protect one of her buildings when communicating with a lot owner who wants to carry out an unusual renovation. Because “you don’t know what you don’t know”, it’s important to tread carefully. We also talk parking, convening meetings and strata data. Listen to the…

Sneak Peek Episode 219. Unpacking QLD’s new COVID legislation for body corporates

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Michael Kleinschmidt explains the new COVID legislation impacting QLD body corporates, sharing his predictions about areas which may not operate as intended. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/unpacking-qlds-new-covid-legislation-for-body-corporates/ Want to watch the full video? Become a member and receive immediate access to this video and lots more:…

Sneak Peek Episode 217. How The Horizon upheld its pet ban – with David Edwards

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: David Edwards explains the impact of recent NCAT Appeal Panel findings on by-laws banning pets. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/how-the-horizon-upheld-its-pet-ban-with-david-edwards/ Want to watch the full video? Become a member and receive immediate access to this video and lots more: https://www.yourstrataproperty.com.au/membership/

Sneak Peek Episode 216. Why the real estate sector must understand strata – with Leanne Pilkington

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: I discuss with REI (NSW) President Leanne Pilkington the new requirement for landlords to disclose certain facts about strata properties to their tenants, plus a whole lot more. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/why-the-real-estate-sector-must-understand-strata-with-leanne-pilkington/ Want to watch the full video? Become a member and receive immediate access…

Sneak Peek Episode 214. Nikki Jovicic on how and why she built Australia’s top strata blog

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Nikki Jovicic, the founder of LookUpStrata, shares with me her journey to 50,000 unique website visitors, accessing over 100,000 pages of strata information each month. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/nikki-jovicic-on-how-and-why-she-built-australias-top-strata-blog/ Want to watch the full video? Become a member and receive immediate access to this video…

Sneak Peek Episode 213. Dysfunctional committee | expiring agency agreement | amending motions

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Reena and I discuss best practice for amending motions during a general meeting. We’re also covering dysfunctional strata committees, the expiry of a strata manager’s term and more. Full episode out on Wednesday. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/dysfunctional-committee-expiring-agency-agreement-amending-motions/ Want to watch the full video? Become a…

Sneak Peek Episode 212. New strata laws finally commence in Western Australia

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Mark Atkinson shares his unique insights on the sweeping reforms to the WA Strata Titles Act, effective last Friday 1 May: the good, the bad and the curious… Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/new-strata-laws-finally-commence-in-western-australia/ Want to watch the full video? Become a member and receive immediate access…

New short term letting laws for NSW from 10 April 2020

NSW strata buildings can now legally make a by-law prohibiting short term letting in their building, where the lot being let is NOT the host’s principal place of residence. Here’s the guidance I provided to attendees of last week’s webinar. Access the entire webinar replay here

Sneak Peek Episode 209. NSW Property Industry Reforms: How are Strata Managers Impacted?

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: I’m chatting to Sasha Boe of Real Estate Training Solutions about the property industry reforms that took effect in NSW on 23 March 2020 (you’ll be forgiving for missing this!) These reforms have a significant impact on our strata managers’ licensing requirements and CPD obligations. Sasha outlines the…

ATTN NSW strata managers and committee members

Don’t rely on the Public Health Order as the basis for closing your gyms and pools. In this “Happy Hour” chat with @Chris Irons, I explain what I believe you should be doing and what part of our #strata law you CAN rely on.

Sneak Peek Episode 206. Resilience and leadership during a crisis

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: I’m chatting to Heidi Dening, expert on resilience and leadership, about how the leaders of our strata communities can step up and into what may be an unexpected role during this time of challenge and change. Full episode out on Wednesday.  Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/resilience-and-leadership-during-a-crisis/…
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