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How the NSW Combustible Cladding Regulations will affect you

In wake of the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in London 2017 and, the Lacrosse Building fire in Melbourne 2014, the NSW government has established new regulations relating to combustible cladding. 

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Filed Under: Strata Legislation, Strata Living, News

State of the Strata Market - Hunter region and Newcastle

Having now serviced the Newcastle and Hunter regions for close to two years, Wellman Strata holds a first-hand view of its associated strata market . After close analysis, we consider the Newcastle and Hunter Regions to be one of the strongest performing property markets and, it is supported by what we would consider to be a new owner group who are results driven and eager to collaborate with all relevant stake holders.

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Filed Under: Strata Legislation, Strata Living, News

Highpoint Apartments by GWH Build

 

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Strata Schemes Legislation Amendments

 

The Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 and Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 were passed by the New South Wales Parliament in 2015. To find out more download the 2015 Wellman Strata Legislation. [Read More...]

Filed Under: Strata Legislation

Pool Safety

No matter the season, the importance of pool safety must always be considered all year round. With swimming pools being the leading location for drowning incidents for children aged 0-14 years, it is vital to ensure the pool in your strata property is safe and secure.

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Filed Under: Strata Living

What's the difference between a property manager and a strata manager?

If you own or rent an apartment, or are looking to doing so, it is important to understand the difference between a strata manager and a property manager. Here is a quick guide to help you identify the roles of both parties:

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Filed Under: Strata Living

A Guide to Solving Disputes

Strata life brings together people from diverse backgrounds with different priorities, interests and lifestyles. While this is often a positive aspect of strata living, it can also result in disputes. If and when disagreements or disputes arise, there are set methods and procedures to resolving them.

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A Guide To Strata Levies

If you’ve ever purchased a strata-titled apartment or property before, you are probably aware of strata levies. For those who are new to strata schemes, the question remains as to what strata levies are and what do they contribute to? But to get a better understanding of strata levies, let’s begin with explaining what a strata scheme is.

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Repairs and Maintenance: Who is Responsible?

When it comes to the repair and maintenance of a strata-titled property, the general rule applies – the lot owner is responsible for anything contained within the airspace of the individual lot, and the owner’s corporation is responsible for everything outside the airspace, otherwise known as common property. However, most of the time the confusion lies in identifying what is considered to be common property and what is otherwise lot property.

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Filed Under: Strata Living

The Strata Lifestyle

Many people enjoy the ease and convenience of strata living, but when it comes to a strata-titled property you should be aware of the rules and responsibilities of owning and living in a strata unit.

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About Wellman Strata

Wellman Strata is a specialist strata management and consultancy agency servicing residential, commercial and industrial properties across NSW. We pride ourselves in getting to know the needs of each client and community, so we can provide proactive, relevant support and expertise that gives each resident and owner the peace of mind from knowing their building is in safe hands.