With the NSW election looming, we thought we’d take a look at what the various parties have planned for strata residents. First up, there’s a new strata party, although officially it’s just a group. You have to register a political party a year before a vote so there will be just the letter H on […]
Did you notice the story about micro apartments being built as affordable housing in New York? Well, I submitted a follow-up (below) in the Herald’s online page and they ran a poll and … guess what? Out of more than 1000 respondents, 71 percent (at the last count) thought they were a good idea. These tiny […]
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.