What is an Owners Corporation

What is an Owners Corporation?

What is an Owners Corporation? Strata titled properties in Australia have assets (property, services) that no single private lot owner has individual responsibility and/or authority for. Examples include corridors, communal lighting, a shared roof and so on. Within Victoria, Owners Corporations are legal entities created by the registration of Plans of Subdivision. The Plan of
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Developer Day Out 2019.

On Oaks Day, 7 November 2019, The Knight hosted our first ever ‘Developer Day Out’ event. About Developer Day Out. Through our partnerships with some of Australia’s most renowned developers we have had the opportunity to work on some of the most ambitious, luxurious and esteemed developments around Melbourne. Developer Day Out is our way
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Williamson's Estate Community-Building Event

The Knight Community Grant: Williamson’s Estate.

On Sunday the 27th October, residents from Williamson’s Estate came together to celebrate the spooky season with their Trick or Treat community-building event. It was a dreary October afternoon but the rain certainly didn’t dampen the excitement, with kids from across the estate getting dressed up and running from house to house in the search
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An Evening with The Knight 2019

An Evening with The Knight 2019.

­­ On Wednesday 25th September we hosted our 3rd annual information evening, An Evening with The Knight. It was our largest event yet, with tickets selling out before the event and over 100 Committee Members and Owners coming down to the RACV City Club to spend an evening with us. If you missed out on
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Defects Management - Strata Insights

Defects Management

In Victoria, statutory protections exist in place to protect both private property owners and Owners Corporations from building defects. Download Defects Management Fact Sheet > Building works may constitute a building defect when they do not comply with one of; Building Contract Statutory Warranties as set out in section 8 of the Domestic Building Contracts
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Water Ingress - Strata Insights

Water ingress, leaks & burst pipes.

Water ingress is an unfortunate feature of property ownership and maintenance. When owning and/or living in an Owners Corporation, the lines can often be blurred and complicated regarding the cause of water ingress, the responsibility for repair and the liability for damage. Download the Water Ingress Fact Sheet > At first instance, please always contact
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Complaints Handling - Strata Insights

Complaints handling within an Owners Corporation

One of the aspects of owning and/or living within an Owners Corporation that may be new and challenging to many people is being much more closely situated to immediate neighbours than you may have been previously in a non-strata dwelling, i.e. a stand alone house. Whether due to this closer proximity, different lifestyles, or differences
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Incident Management - Strata Insights

Incident Management

As an owner or occupier within an Owners Corporation property, different situations may arise that are distinct from owning or living in a residence on private title. Download Incident Management fact sheet > In recent times, the events of Opal Tower and Mascot Towers in Sydney NSW, and national discussion regarding flammable cladding have had
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Elwood House by Woods Bagot

Building better apartments in neighbourhoods.

The government has announced changes to the planning rules for apartment developments, with a focus on the relationship between new apartment developments and the amenity of existing neighbourhoods. A discussion paper has been prepared which outlines some potential changes and explores five policy aims for new apartment developments, including the need for green space, high
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