You’ve sought professional advice and obtained a valuation. Now the question is; do you take it or leave it? When it comes to determining a Building Sum Insured, disregarding professional advice could be detrimental to everyone concerned: the property owner, the Owners Corporation (OC) Committee and you, the Strata Manager.
Running a small business out of a residential strata unit may cause major issues in relation to insurance. Not only can it increase the risk of a public liability claim, but it can also change the property classification from residential strata to commercial strata. A change in property classification almost
Strata residents often volunteer for odd jobs around their Strata property. However, they also tend to volunteer with the belief that they’re covered for Personal Accident under Strata Insurance if they become injured. Unfortunately this isn’t always the case! Ensure your clients are fully informed of what is covered before
The rapid rise of apartment-style strata living across Australian cities has coincided with a significant increase in the number of people using storage cages to store their belongings. This trend has come about due to the limited space in many modern apartments. Unfortunately, an increase in the use of storage
Detailed planning and preparation is essential to protect the liability exposure and brand reputation of your Strata Management business in a crisis. Part 3 of our Crisis Management series builds upon Part 2, outlining in detail the crucial elements you need to consider to ensure you have the capability to
A crisis may occur at any time and can impact your business in a number of ways. Despite many years of good work in building a strong and favourable image in the community, your Strata firm’s reputation can be tarnished quickly if a crisis is not managed effectively. In Part
Headlines were made across Australia in November, 2014 when the severe ferocity of a Docklands apartment fire was attributed to the use of illegal cladding material in its construction. Even more alarming now, is that the cladding has been used in hundreds of high rise buildings throughout Australia. The presence
Here are the most common questions we get about Residential Strata Insurance. Question: What is a building generally covered for under a Residential Strata Insurance policy? Answer: Strata Insurance policies generally cover material damage as a result of an insured peril to structural fixtures including fixed plant, machinery and underground