Owners have expressed their disgust as Gold Coast Council rates rise yet again. Many are justifiably concerned that the continuing rate increases may force them out of their homes. Read More
BC Fees and Charges
I receive many emails from owners who are shocked at Body Corporate Levy increases at their buildings. The common theme is that they wonder whether they will be able to continue to live in their homes if the fees keep rising. Read More
Many owners in Body Corporate Communities have been watching The Wave Body Corporate Levy recovery saga with great interest. The latest news is that Westpac is reportedly facing a payout of $450,000.00 although there is no guarantee that the matter will end there. All this as a result of the relentless pursuit of an owners’ unpaid levies of $5500.00. Read More
Unit Owners are up in arms about the recent Gold Coast Council Rate increase that puts many under financial pressure and ultimately contributes to lowering the value of their properties. Read More
Once again, many owners will face the prospect of increased Body Corporate levies as a result of new legislation introduced by the Queensland Parliament. Read More
One of the basic fundamentals of Community living is that the owners usually control and manage the Body Corporate. They do this through an elected committee who make decisions on expenditure and policy. The problem with all of this is that many owners who buy into Body Corporate communities never have even the remotest intention of ever contributing in any way, let alone serve as committee members.