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NSW: Q&A Water damage on my ceiling from the apartment upstairs

  Question: The apartment upstairs had some water leakages which has damaged my apartment. Am I responsible for repairs to the damage inside my unit? I own an apartment in NSW which is tenanted and agent managed. The apartment upstairs had some water leakages which has damaged both the duct connecting the floors as well…

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NSW: Q&A How do we go about installing air conditioning in an apartment?

  Question: Is a Council DA required for owners wishing to install Air Conditioning? Answer: you should consult Council before your installation and some Councils have AC as an “exempt” or “complying development”. For the full question and our detailed response, visit the original publication at Look Up Strata. Do you have a question relating to…

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NSW: Q&A Approval & ByLaws for Apartment Storage

  Question: Our strata is demanding that we don’t store anything other than a car in our car spot? Is this Legal? If the boxes are neat and tidy, why can’t we store them in our parking lot? Answer: Your scheme may have the standard by-law 17, or have a specific by-law for prohibition of…

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NSW: Q&A Can I Keep Pets in a Strata Building?

  Question: Are bylaws allowed to specifically prohibit ownership of dogs whilst cats and other animals are subject to approval? The bylaws in my building require pets (except for fish) to be approved by the strata committee. However there is a specific clause which prohibits dogs (with the exception of guidance & hearing assistance dogs)….

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Beirut needs your help!

  It has been one week since the horrific explosion in Beirut that sent shock waves throughout the world. The explosion killed at least 200 people, thousands injured and hundreds still missing. Some 80,000 children have been displaced with families affected in desperate need of support. Premium Strata has donated to the Red Cross and…

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