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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 258. Reputation management for strata managers

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: why the modern strata manager must understand the art of “reputation management”, with Elizabeth Heusler. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/reputation-management-for-strata-managers/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 257. Demystifying embedded networks – with Joseph Arena

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: I’m bringing you my live chat with Joseph Arena of Arena Energy Consulting on the good, bad and ugly of embedded networks + our later recorded chat on retrofitting an embedded network to an existing building. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/demystifying-embedded-networks-with-joseph-arena/Want to watch the full video?…

Sneak Peek Episode 256. Can the staff of a commercial lot use the pool?

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Reena asks the question – can a building stop 40+ staff from one commercial lot using the pool and other resident-only facilities? The answer to this question and more when the episode is out on Wednesday. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/can-the-staff-of-a-commercial-lot-use-the-pool/Want to watch the full video?…

Sneak Peek Episode 253. Can I force my building to have a meeting in person?

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: now that our strata communities are experts in electronic meetings and “pre-meeting electronic voting” some owners are having a hard time finding a forum for face-to-face discussion. Reena and I discuss this concerning fall-out from an otherwise very helpful technology. Full episode out on Wednesday. 

Sneak Peek Episode 252. Strata marketing 101 – with Hedley Swann

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: if you enjoyed the marketing tips shared by Hedley Swann during last Friday’s very popular live chat, you won’t want to miss this podcast episode, which we recorded earlier in the week. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/strata-marketing-101-with-hedley-swann/Want to watch the full video? Become a member and…

Sneak Peek Episode 251. Why are pet bans still being enforced?

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: NSW committees are digging their heels in on pet bans, even though the Court of Appeal says they shouldn’t. Reena and I discuss this and lots more on the podcast this week. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/why-are-pet-bans-still-being-enforced/Want to watch the full video? Become a member and…

Sneak Peek Episode 249. Asbestos in fire door | hard flooring discrimination | unreasonable refusal

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Reena and I offer some practical guidance to buildings facing litigation: an ‘off-the-record” settlement is often preferable to a final Tribunal determination. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/249-asbestos-in-fire-door-hard-flooring-discrimination-unreasonable-refusal/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 246. Tree roots | insurance valuations | fence dispute win

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: Reena and I hit the ground running in this first episode for 2021. We’re discussing pipe damage from tree roots, the building with a diminishing valuation and the lot owner who took on her building over a fence and won. Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/tree-roots-insurance-valuations-fence-dispute-win/Want to…

Sneak Peek Episode 244. No committee office bearers | invalid instructions to agent | reduced building sum insured

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: what happens when the new strata committee can’t agree on who the office bearers should be? Listen to the full episode here: https://yourstrataproperty.com.au/no-committee-office-bearers-invalid-instructions-to-agent-reduced-building-sum-insured/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 242. How ResVu uses data to help strata managers impress their clients

Sneak peek at this week’s podcast episode: I’m chatting with Tom Welsby of ResVu about the unique nature of his company’s #strata software, including its ability to measure the productivity of strata managers and the satisfaction of their clients. Listen to the full episode here: https://www.yourstrataproperty.com.au…Want to watch the full video? Become a member and…

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://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://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…
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