Monsoonal deluges and the flooding that ensued became a terrible catastrophe for thousands of Townsville residents earlier this year. Severe flooding caused widespread damage to an unprecedented number of properties, including residential strata. In the aftermath of a flood, many depend on their insurance to help recoup losses. Sadly however,
Since the 2014 Lacrosse building fire in Melbourne, there has been heated debate, publicity and government enquiries with respect to non-compliant building materials used in new strata developments. In 2018, new ministerial guidelines are set to ban the use of these products with harsher penalties in place for builders and
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.
From July 1, 2017, some residential Strata Insurance policies will experience significant total premium changes as a result of amendments to the Terrorism Insurance Act 2003 (Cth). The changes apply Australia wide, and relate to the introduction of a Terrorism Levy. What are the changes? Property types eligible for insurance