Strata Community Insurance awarded Platinum rating two years running

StrataRatings, an independent ratings agency, has rated Strata Community Insurance “Platinum” for both its Residential and Commercial Strata products. Their 2019 report focused on a series of questions evaluating policy conditions, claims, product availability, and features and benefits. The ratings are produced to assist Owners, Strata Managers and Brokers in selecting Residential and Commercial Strata … Read more

Unwelcome Tenants!

Pest inspections/treatments may appear to be expensive for a strata committee. However, they are an essential part of any good maintenance programme within a strata complex. Pest activity can affect roof voids, subfloors, interior and exterior areas. Common pests include but are not limited to: rats/mice cockroaches/fleas termites (white ants) wasps/ants wildlife (possums, birds, lice, … Read more

Demystifying Cladding!

What is cladding? From early in the 1990’s, aluminium composite panel (ACP) became a standard material for medium and high-rise buildings across Australia, revolutionising the building sector by providing a low-cost, aesthetically pleasing skin or layer that was easy to attach to a building’s framework. Cladding is technically any layer of material applied over another … Read more

Western Australia Strata Titles Amendment Act 2018: Preparing Strata Managers & Owners for Regulatory Changes.

With the WA strata sector worth more than $170 billion and comprising 300,000 strata lots, new strata reform in the State supports the delivery of more affordable and sustainable community living spaces. The reforms will bring enhanced regulation and increased accountability for Strata Managers. In addition, Owners will have more of a say in the … Read more