Duties of a strata manager
Did you know that Strata is actually an Australian innovation that has spread globally? The duties of a Strata Manager can vary based on state or territory but in this article, we will look at Strata Management in Sydney.
Responsibilities of a Strata Manager
The duties of a Strata Manager have grown and developed over the years as strata has become increasingly popular. From residential to commercial and Mixed-Use complexes, good Strata Managers must adapt to the diverse tasks required.
Not all Strata Management companies are equal, though. Just like any industry, you get the good with the bad.
Strata Management is better handled by professionals who can take care of your assets and ensure everything is managed smoothly. At Strata & Co, we have a team of experts who can administer your commercial and residential properties. There is often strict legislation surrounding strata and we have the expertise to effectively run, advise and maintain strata throughout Sydney. A lot of the time, self-managed strata owner forget about a law of regulation that can have costly ramifications. A strata manager will be able to help you avoid legal mistakes. Strata & Co has been managing strata for clients all over Sydney for years knowing the industry inside and out.
Protecting the lot owners as well as the tenants are key duties of a Strata Manager. But that is not the limit of their role. Some of their other duties include:
- Accounting Services
- Insurance Claims and Valuations
- Executive Committee Meetings
- Annual General Meetings
- Repairs and Maintenance
What we can do
Regular Strata Management providers have a limit to what they can do and offer their clients, but Strata & Co. goes above and beyond, offering the most comprehensive Strata Management services in Sydney. Some of our duties include:
- Hiring and Management (including payroll administration) of building employees, such as onsite Manager
- Review of essential services such as fire safety
- Management of major refurbishment projects
- Management of defect rectification in new buildings
- Building condition surveys and scheduled maintenance programs
- Arranging maintenance and repairs
- Authorizing and processing invoices
- Maintaining key register
- Arranging security and concierge services
- Arranging building services
- Organising access for contractors
- Arranging building certifications
- Managing a greater volume of enquiries from residents
It is important to understand what your Strata Manager is able to manage so that no part of your strata is left unchecked. People often confuse the role of a Strata Manager with a property manager, but they are completely different. Strata Managers can encompass more than just property advice, they can provide a holistic approach to Strata Management and your complex.
Our Strata Managers are professional and upstanding with all laws and regulations, but at the same time, ready to answer all your questions and break down any legal jargon. Our team works with you to ensure all your needs are met and your property is taken care of as if it were our own. We will provide a reliable and efficient service with no hidden fees.
As one of the leading strata companies in Sydney, we make strata simple by being your local managers that offer a one-stop-shop solution for all your strata needs. Give us a call at 1300 033 947 and talk with our friendly staff to see all services we can help you with.