The role of your strata manager is to relieve the load of managing your strata scheme. A proactive manager will improve your strata scheme to enable protection and growth of the value of your asset. If you’re not getting the service you think you deserve, it might be time for a change!
The Strata Titles Act (STA) came into inception more than 30 years ago in 1985, which makes many parts of the Act outdated given our rapid change in community living. In the past five to ten years our strata management department at Empire Estate Agents has actively registered quite a large number of additional by-laws for strata schemes that were desperately required to protect the harmonious community living required in strata. Some of these by-laws were as simple as recognising electronic notice and penalties for breach of by-laws.
Have you just found out there is an increase to your strata levies? Nobody likes paying levies, but how high is too high when it comes to levies? And what is the money used for, anyway? The following will help demystify the world of strata’s and the levies attached to them.