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Why Strata Records Can Be So Bad?

About 40% of us, city dwellers, live in apartments. That means we have a form of shared ownership of the apartment building we live in. It’s called Strata Title, and…

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Can I Keep a Pet in my Unit?

Pets play an important role in many people lives and are increasingly viewed as a deeply loved part of a family. In 2016, it was established that 62% of Australian…

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9 Ways to Lighten Up a Dark Room

Do you have a dark room that needs some extra light in its life? Almost nobody likes gloomy dark rooms. In fact, some recent studies found that the quality of…

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Converting a Garage into a Room

If you have an attached garage but it has become more of a storage area than a space to keep the car away from the elements, consider converting it into…

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House Maintenance Calendar

Owning a house is the ultimate Australian Dream for many people. And if it has a nice view, a pool and is in a good location – you feel like…

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Why Bother Joining a Strata Committee?

Do Strata Committee members always make decisions that are in the best interests of the Owners Corporation? You’d think that they do. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. We…

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What Makes a Good Capital Works Fund Forecast?

If you own a property in a Strata Scheme, one of your recurring levy payments will be made to a Capital Works Fund. This fund is designed to cover long-term…

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Decorating Walls Without Damage

Most people want their homes to be cosy and beautiful. And what could be a better creative canvas than walls? By adding some colours and textures, you can totally transform…

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Switching from Being a Self-Managed Strata Scheme: First-Hand Experience

Currently, there is no legal requirement for a strata scheme in NSW to engage the services of a professional strata management company. As a result, many small buildings choose to…

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Can You Grow Plants in a Dark Room?

Have you been dreaming of adding some colour and life to your property by having a few (or maybe a whole lot of) houseplants? And have you been then reminding…

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