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Water leaks in sectional title schemes

By Anton Kelly One of the most common problems in sectional title schemes is water leaks. Leaks are usually expensive to repair and they very often result in water damage … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

Subdivision and consolidation of sections

By Carryn Melissa Durham Initially the developer determines how the sectional plan will divide the buildings into sections and common property. It may be that in an owner is not satisfied … Continue reading

October 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Responsibility to repair and replace windows and doors

By Carryn Melissa Durham I often get queries on who is responsible for the maintenance (including repair or replacement) of windows and doors within sectional title schemes. In this article, I … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · 30 Comments

Illegal and uncontrolled extensions of sections

By Anton Kelly A common problem in sectional title schemes is owners who illegally extend their sections. Probably the most typical example is enclosing patios, but often illegal extensions encroach onto … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · 6 Comments

10 Questions Trustees Should Ask Before Approving Owner Changes to Common Property

By Jennifer Paddock In this post I recommend 10 questions the trustees should consider when an owner is seeking permission to permanently alter the common property. If an owner indicates … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · 11 Comments

Balcony Enclosure Cheat Sheet

by Jennifer Paddock Many schemes are initially built with open balconies but over the years certain owners decide they’d prefer their balcony to be enclosed. I live in an apartment … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

Photo Wall Ideas

by Jennifer Paddock Putting your favourite photos on the wall is a great way to celebrate the people closest to you and to remind yourself of some of your treasured … Continue reading

August 8, 2013 · 4 Comments

Innovative Space Saving Furniture

A couch that turns into a bed, a bed that folds down from the wall, an extendable dining room table – these are pieces of space saving furniture that we’ve … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · 5 Comments

5 Tips to Make a Small Room Look Bigger

Living in a sectional title property generally means living in an apartment or a townhouse. Which means you could probably use a bit more space. Here we share 5 clever … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · Leave a comment
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