Ask Premium Strata: Insurance Cover

Q: Another strata management considers that: “all owners have the right to make claims on the buildings insurance”! “the insurance policy covers claims on all owners fixtures and improvements”. S/M quotes Sect 161 part 3 of the Strata Schemes Managements Act 2015 – Parts of building to be covered (a) owners’ improvements and owners’ fixtures forming…

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NSW: Q&A How long can member hold positions in executive committee?

  Question: How long can a strata committee member or chairperson hold positions in executive committee? Also, can the committee engage designers without lot owners agreeing to this appointment? Answer: No this is not permissible. Only one of them can seek nomination. As you may know, the number of members is determined annually at each…

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NSW: Q&A The Procedure for Appointing a New Strata Manager

  Question: We are lot owners in a small 8 lot commercial strata building. What is the procedure for appointing a new strata manager? What happens if this procedure is not followed? Answer: It is critical that the termination of the current manager be effected strictly in accordance with the strata management agency agreement which…

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NSW: Q&A Charging lot owners who use the visitor parking spaces

Question: Some residents in our building use the visitor parking spaces as an additional parking spot. Is it possible to increase levies for these few residents and not all lot owners? Answer: First you need to ascertain from the development consent for the building exactly how many visitor parking spaces are required by law. Before…

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NSW: Q&A Damage caused by tree roots from a neighbour

  Question: One of our lot owners has experienced damage caused by tree roots from a neighbour. Who is responsible for the cost of the remedial works to the adjoining property, the strata neighbour or the strata body? Answer: What is within the lot owner’s boundary is the responsibility of that individual owner. However, it…

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Attention Developers: Why you need a strata managing agent!

Strata Managers are trained professionals with the thorough knowledge and expertise required to ensure proper and timely compliance with a litany of legal, notice, meeting, accounting, capital works fund and administration fund monetary requirements relevant to your development. What a licenced strata managing agent can do for you: assist you during the formation of the…

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Q&A: Can strata lawyer represent OC against individual owner?

Leanne provided a response to another LookUpStrata readers’s question. The owner wanted to understand whether a strata lawyer is able to represent the Owners Corporation against an individual lot owner, and how the new legislation, introduced on 30 November 2016, applies to this particular case. Read the full question, and our response by following this link.

Refer a friend and get $500!

Don’t forget that if you successfully refer a friend to Premium Strata, we will give you a $500 voucher to show our appreciation! Small businesses like ours rely on referrals, so please help us out by telling your family and friends. They can contact us on 02-92816440 for an obligation free chat!

Best Wishes from the team at Premium Strata!

The team at Premium Strata wishes you an enjoyable festive season and a healthy and happy New Year! Our office will be closed from Tuesday 22nd December 2015 and reopen on Monday 11th January 2016. Should there be an emergency during this period please refer to the emergency trade list located on the notice board within your…

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Jeremy Delaney joins Premium Strata as Licensed Strata Manager

Premium Strata is pleased to announce another new starter, with Jeremy Delaney joining the growing team as a Licensed Strata Manager. With Jeremy we gained another experienced strata manager. Jeremy’s experiences offer extensive knowledge in Strata Schemes and Neighbourhood Associations, which we believe will add considerable value to your strata scheme. Jeremy most recently worked for Body…

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Sandro Li-Causi joins Premium Strata as Licensed Senior Strata Manager

Premium Strata is pleased to announce that Sandro Li-Causi has joined us as Licensed Senior Strata Manager. Sandro brings many years of strata experience to our team, having most recently worked for Body Corporate Services (BCS) Strata Management. His dedication and attention to detail will ensure your strata scheme is managed professionally. Sandro’s experiences offer extensive knowledge in…

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Emergency Contact Details for Easter Long Weekend

We wish you a wonderful Easter long weekend. Take it easy with those chocolate eggs! Our office will be closed from Thursday 2nd April and reopen on Tuesday 7th April. Should there be an emergency during this period please refer to the emergency trade list located on the notice board within your building. A general emergency…

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Best Wishes from the team at Premium Strata!

The team at Premium Strata wishes you an enjoyable festive season and a healthy and happy New Year! Our office will be closed from Friday 19th December 2014 and reopen on Monday 5th January 2015. Should there be an emergency during this period please refer to the emergency trade list located on the notice board within…

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The Launch of Our Diamond Class Service

Today marks an important day for Premium Strata, as a proud result of our growth. This new stage in our company’s growth brings an added level of service. The launch of the Diamond Class Service has marked the next stage in our development, with the transformation of our logo and launch of a fabulous interactive…

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