Parking – along with pets and parties – is one of the perennial three P problems in strata. In this entertaining, interactive quiz, Jimmy Thomson of Flat Chat tests your knowledge of parking laws both inside your unit block and out there in the “real world”. Click here to test your knowledge and find out […]
This article was originally posted on Domain.com.au and the Sydney Morning Herald website. You can read more on the power and perils of proxy farming here: At best, it has been described as “boring old farts running trendy new buildings” but at worst it allows illegal short-term lets and overcrowding landlords to ride roughshod over council […]
There’s another interactive quiz running over on our sister website Titlemagazine.com.au. What’s the best dog for a unit? Which state’s strata by-laws are most pet-friendly? When can a tenant have a pet? Click HERE for a fun check on how animal savvy you really are.
Here’s a tragic tale to challenge pet lovers. A dog, which is not allowed to run free on common property, attacks a cat, also barred from wandering on to common areas. Despite the vet’s bets efforts, the cat dies. Now, asks Flatchatter Matt, can his friend, the cat owner, sue the owners corporation for the […]
It ever there was a group of people who deserved to be called the silent majority, it’s strata tenants. Tenants make up more than half the population of strata units but do they make half the noise? I don’t think so and I wish tenants would complain more. See, when tenants have problems with neighbours, too […]