Update on new NSW Home Building Amendment Act

The NSW Department of Fair Trading announced that the NSW Home Building Amendment Act and Regulations will commence in two stages. Most changes commence on 15 January 2015. Further amendments concerning contract requirements will commence on 1 March 2015. For details on which changes are implemented, and when these will be implemented, please hit this link from the DFT.  

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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Executive Committee Nominations

The executive committee has a significant amount of power in the day to day affairs of the scheme, so needless to say, you don’t want to find out you got the nomination process wrong. Knowing if your nomination will be valid involves considering the following questions:   Who can make a nomination? Who can they…

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Noise issues in Strata Schemes

Noise is one of the most common cause of complaints within residential strata buildings. Complaints may involve noise from hard floors and lack of appropriate floor coverings, mechanical noise from air-conditioning equipment, motor vehicles and alarms, noise from renovation works, noise from activities such as parties and music and noise from barking dogs and other…

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Top Ten Tips For New Strata Schemes

Purchasers of lots in a new strata plan find themselves members of a new owners corporation, which has a lot of work to do during the lead up to its first annual general meeting. That meeting must take place within two months of the expiry of the “initial period”, i.e. the period within which one…

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