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The ultimate source of actionable tips for strata property owners with Amanda Farmer

Latest Episodes

187. Why buildings must pay more attention to their books and records

One of the most common complaints I hear from owners is that they cannot access their building's books and records (properly, or at all).This week, I'm talking to professional records inspector Michael Ferrier about this problem, which he says has serious ramifications for apartment purchasers, vendors and owners generally. Michael shares with us the substandard...

38 MIN1 d ago
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187. Why buildings must pay more attention to their books and records

186. Dealing with damage caused by lot owner + compulsory appointment success

In this episode, Reena and I are tackling these tough questions: does the owners corporation have to respond to a claim for damages when a leak from one lot has damaged another, but there has been no common property failure? how to stand up to a strata manager who double-charges for records inspections…what does it...

26 MIN1 w ago
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186. Dealing with damage caused by lot owner + compulsory appointment success

185. Isolation valves | leases vs by-laws | access to strata records

In this 'mixed bag' episode I'm sharing my answers to these 3 questions, recently asked inside our member-Forum: who is responsible for replacing water isolation valves (stop valves) at a lot?is it better to use a lease or a by-law when granting exclusive use of common property? why is my strata manager refusing to give...

21 MIN2 w ago
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185. Isolation valves | leases vs by-laws | access to strata records

184. The curious case of the disappearing by-law

In this particularly packed episode, Reena and I cover: the practical problems with completing Annual Fire Safety Statementswhat happens when a by-law is accidentally left out of the consolidated (and registered) by-law bundle?a reminder that the stratamanageris nottheowners corporationthe latest Tribunal case on the 'nuisance' of smoking Links mentioned: Get the transcript here! Episode...

28 MIN3 w ago
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184. The curious case of the disappearing by-law

183. The micro-politics of apartment living, with Hazel Easthope

This week, Associate Professor Hazel Easthope is on the show, sharing insights from her new bookThe Politics and Practices of Apartment Living.Hazel shares why she thinks the Aussie system of strata regulation is pretty good, though we fall down when it comes to compliance and enforcement. We also discuss how purchasers can make better buying...

21 MINOCT 15
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183. The micro-politics of apartment living, with Hazel Easthope

182. The 5 By-Laws for Strata Managers to Recommend

This week, I'm coming to you all the way from Paris, France (actually, from inside a wardrobe in Paris, but you'll have to tune in to find out more about that one...)I'm giving you the TOP FIVE by-laws I recommend all buildings have in place. These are the by-laws that quality strata managers are recommending...

19 MINOCT 8
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182. The 5 By-Laws for Strata Managers to Recommend

181. Absentee committee member | restricting committee power | by-law success

This week, Reena and I get stuck into these curly questions: how do we deal with a committee member who does not turn up to meetings and contributes nothing to the running of the committee?why is there a motion on the AGM agenda to restrict the power of the committee? Should we impose any restrictions?how...

26 MINOCT 1
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181. Absentee committee member | restricting committee power | by-law success

180. It’s strata QandA time: LIVE from Town Hall House

This week, I'm bringing you the recording of the LIVE QandA session, held at the end of my July presentation for City of Sydney Council. I give my answers to audience questions such as: are we responsible for relocating residents when the lifts are out of action?why does my strata manager say we don't need...

24 MINSEP 24
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180. It’s strata QandA time: LIVE from Town Hall House

179. How to properly calculate meeting notice periods

This week, Reena shares both a win and a challenge around her recent dealings with insurance brokers; I clarify the rules around general meeting notice periods, including the legislation you need to refer to for the '7 clear days notice' rule (hint: it's not the strata legislation). Plus, we discuss the very first collective sale...

17 MINSEP 17
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179. How to properly calculate meeting notice periods

178. How to find a competent fire safety professional

This week, we have our first "fire guy" on the show - Rob Broadhead of 2020 Fire Protection. I ask Rob to demystify the fire protection game for us, including letting us know what kind of qualifications a 'competent fire safety professional' is supposed to have (apparently, 'breathing' is about as high as the bar...

26 MINSEP 10
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178. How to find a competent fire safety professional

Latest Episodes

187. Why buildings must pay more attention to their books and records

One of the most common complaints I hear from owners is that they cannot access their building's books and records (properly, or at all).This week, I'm talking to professional records inspector Michael Ferrier about this problem, which he says has serious ramifications for apartment purchasers, vendors and owners generally. Michael shares with us the substandard...

38 MIN1 d ago
Comments
187. Why buildings must pay more attention to their books and records

186. Dealing with damage caused by lot owner + compulsory appointment success

In this episode, Reena and I are tackling these tough questions: does the owners corporation have to respond to a claim for damages when a leak from one lot has damaged another, but there has been no common property failure? how to stand up to a strata manager who double-charges for records inspections…what does it...

26 MIN1 w ago
Comments
186. Dealing with damage caused by lot owner + compulsory appointment success

185. Isolation valves | leases vs by-laws | access to strata records

In this 'mixed bag' episode I'm sharing my answers to these 3 questions, recently asked inside our member-Forum: who is responsible for replacing water isolation valves (stop valves) at a lot?is it better to use a lease or a by-law when granting exclusive use of common property? why is my strata manager refusing to give...

21 MIN2 w ago
Comments
185. Isolation valves | leases vs by-laws | access to strata records

184. The curious case of the disappearing by-law

In this particularly packed episode, Reena and I cover: the practical problems with completing Annual Fire Safety Statementswhat happens when a by-law is accidentally left out of the consolidated (and registered) by-law bundle?a reminder that the stratamanageris nottheowners corporationthe latest Tribunal case on the 'nuisance' of smoking Links mentioned: Get the transcript here! Episode...

28 MIN3 w ago
Comments
184. The curious case of the disappearing by-law

183. The micro-politics of apartment living, with Hazel Easthope

This week, Associate Professor Hazel Easthope is on the show, sharing insights from her new bookThe Politics and Practices of Apartment Living.Hazel shares why she thinks the Aussie system of strata regulation is pretty good, though we fall down when it comes to compliance and enforcement. We also discuss how purchasers can make better buying...

21 MINOCT 15
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183. The micro-politics of apartment living, with Hazel Easthope

182. The 5 By-Laws for Strata Managers to Recommend

This week, I'm coming to you all the way from Paris, France (actually, from inside a wardrobe in Paris, but you'll have to tune in to find out more about that one...)I'm giving you the TOP FIVE by-laws I recommend all buildings have in place. These are the by-laws that quality strata managers are recommending...

19 MINOCT 8
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182. The 5 By-Laws for Strata Managers to Recommend

181. Absentee committee member | restricting committee power | by-law success

This week, Reena and I get stuck into these curly questions: how do we deal with a committee member who does not turn up to meetings and contributes nothing to the running of the committee?why is there a motion on the AGM agenda to restrict the power of the committee? Should we impose any restrictions?how...

26 MINOCT 1
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181. Absentee committee member | restricting committee power | by-law success

180. It’s strata QandA time: LIVE from Town Hall House

This week, I'm bringing you the recording of the LIVE QandA session, held at the end of my July presentation for City of Sydney Council. I give my answers to audience questions such as: are we responsible for relocating residents when the lifts are out of action?why does my strata manager say we don't need...

24 MINSEP 24
Comments
180. It’s strata QandA time: LIVE from Town Hall House

179. How to properly calculate meeting notice periods

This week, Reena shares both a win and a challenge around her recent dealings with insurance brokers; I clarify the rules around general meeting notice periods, including the legislation you need to refer to for the '7 clear days notice' rule (hint: it's not the strata legislation). Plus, we discuss the very first collective sale...

17 MINSEP 17
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179. How to properly calculate meeting notice periods

178. How to find a competent fire safety professional

This week, we have our first "fire guy" on the show - Rob Broadhead of 2020 Fire Protection. I ask Rob to demystify the fire protection game for us, including letting us know what kind of qualifications a 'competent fire safety professional' is supposed to have (apparently, 'breathing' is about as high as the bar...

26 MINSEP 10
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178. How to find a competent fire safety professional
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