Management Services

Strata Manager Serving the South Coast

Chris Darby Strata have systems and procedures in place to efficiently manage your strata scheme including:
  • Management and updating of the Owners Corporation’s books and records
  • Maintain the Strata Roll of the Owners Corporation
  • Address all inward and outward correspondence
  • Filing of all appropriate documentation
  • Responding to emails, telephone calls, and facsimiles
  • Ensuring compliance with the relevant legislation
  • Assist in interpreting and preparing registration of by-laws

Financial management


Our accounts department will efficiently manage your funds by following the legislation utilising an accounting software program specifically designed for strata management, which includes assistance in:
  • Preparation of annual budgets for administrative and sinking funds
  • Providing easy-to-follow financial reports
  • Issuing quarterly levy notices
  • Payment of invoices
  • Collection of levy arrears
  • Preparation and lodgement of income tax returns and business activity statements where required
  • The investment of funds to ensure maximum return

Insurance


Here at Chris Darby Strata, we understand that property is a valuable asset and in most circumstances the most expensive investment our clients will make. We ensure the property is sufficiently insured by:
  • Obtaining insurance valuations
  • Ensuring policies are renewed on time and include all the compulsory covers as required
  • Processing and managing insurance claims on behalf of the Owners Corporation
  • Having a certificate of currency documents readily available to our clients for financing purposes
  • Obtain multiple quotations prior to renewal

Meetings


Our qualified and experienced strata managers will chair your meetings with professionalism and guidance to ensure a successful outcome. We provide:
  • Preparation and distribution of agendas for annual general meetings, extraordinary general meetings, and executive committee meetings
  • Preparation and distribution of minutes for annual general meetings, extraordinary general meetings, and executive committee meetings
  • Attendance of meetings either in our office or on-site
  • Chairing of meetings
  • Recording of minutes
  • Detailed meeting documentation

Repairs and maintenance


We have a database of local trades people specialising in a vast range of industries, and we can arrange for them to investigate repairs and maintenance issues in your property. We also:
  • Arrange multiple quotations when required
  • Issue detailed work orders to trade companies when instructed by the committee
  • Regularly check licences and insurance
  • Provide a list of after-hours emergency repairers, which can be found on this website and our after-hours voicemail

Record keeping


We have committed to FileSmart:
  • An industry-specific electronic document management system
  • A system that enables the scanning and electronic storage and fast search and retrieval of records
  • Allows all documents to be readily available to all owners or their representative immediately and consistently

Call the professionals in strata managements in Wollongong and the Illawarra now on 02 4228 0455

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