Seminar: Management Rights Super Seminar - 6 August 2022 - Gold Coast

You’re invited to join Stratum Legal at the Management Rights Super Seminar in Gold Coast. Are you new to the MR industry?…

Webinar: Approval for Renovations QLD 21 July 2022

You are invited to an upcoming QLD webinar with Michael Kleinschmidt from Stratum Legal and Nikki Jovicic from LookUpStrata about approval for renovations in QLD bodies…

Are apartment buildings required to install only energy efficient air cons?

We have been featured in the June edition of The QLD Strata Magazine on pages 10 & 11 . You…

Article: Uncommon Property

If a Lot Owner enlarges one of their windows during renovations, does that require a resolution without dissent? Read the…

Article: Guilty Verdict For Property Developer

If a developer wants to change how a community title scheme is progressively developed, in stages, then the developer must…

Do you have a littering problem in your residence?

If you have a problem with littering find out how you can get the BCM’s attention on page 10 of…

Do you need to notify the building if you contract the modern plague (COVID)?

If someone contracts COVID in a shared building, do the other occupants have the right to know? Find out in…

Is the Committee responsible for faulty repairs?

Another edition of Strata News, another Q & A by Michael Kleinschmidt! Check out edition #558 to find out the…

How often do I have to get solar panels checked?

We have featured in the March edition of QLD Strata Magazine! Turn to page 30 to find out how often…

Have you ever wondered if the Committee can restrict access to Common Property

Have you ever wondered if the Committee can restrict access to Common Property? We have been invited to answer this…

Upcoming Management Rights Super Seminar

You’re invited to join Stratum Legal at the Management Rights Super Seminar in Brisbane & Gold Coast. Are you new to the…

Strata Tip #79: Insurance – Consequences of under insuring

The obvious consequence of under insuring is that if you do need to make a claim, there will be a…

Strata Tip #79: Getting ready to sell – Update your Appointments

Whether you update your letting appointments (POA Form 6’s) with your owners regularly or not, grab them all out, check…

Discussing ‘New normal’ for management rights, post COVID-19  

“Professionals Update” webinar to ARAMA members (June 2021), discussed the ‘new normal’ for management rights in Queensland, after the advent…

Strata Tip #79: Settlement - Be good to your Agent

When preparing for settlement, make sure you have received all the necessary invoices from your Agent, you have clarified (in…

Strata Tip #78: Sinking fund - Use a project manager for big projects

Large projects within multiple areas of common property and / or lots can involve complicated legal and construction issues.  As…

Strata Tip #78: Construction - Cost control – Progress claims are usually authorised on the achievement of milestones

That’s so you know that construction is on track, as are your costs.  If construction is not running to budget…

Strata Tip #78: Operating - The true cost of repeat business

Don’t think that just because a customer returns they love you, the service they receive, or your complex.  It can…

Article: The Price of Not Letting GO

Forward bookings belong to the lot owner….trying to hang onto them can cost more than you think. Read more in…

Article: A Weighty Problem

By-laws imposing weight limits on pets require careful consideration. Read this article for the “skinny” on how to deal with…

Article: Committee Members Legal Costs

Committee Members Legal Costs – can you reimburse them? There are a number of very strict requirements that have to…

Strata Tip #77: Sales - Amending Standard Conditions

#101 Strata Legal Tips …Strata Property Development Tip #77

Strata Tip #77: Spending - Emergency Expenditure

#101 Strata Legal Tips …Body Corporate Tip #77

Article: If you cannot prove it ... be like Elsa and 'let it go'

Covid-19 lockdowns appear to have provided fertile ground for disputes in Queensland Community Title Schemes. Montego Sands [2020] QBCCMCmr 160…