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Residents haven’t been able to return to their Mascot Towers apartments since being evacuated in June 2019. Bianca De Marchi/AAP

Dealing with apartment defects: a how-to guide for strata owners and buyers

Identifying and fixing apartment defects can be challenging, especially as they're often the shared responsibility of all owners in the building. A new guide aims to help navigate the pitfalls.
A cleverly-designed auction can make sure strata-titled apartment blocks are only sold when all of the owners are happy. Tom Rabe/AAP

Evictions versus holdouts. How to painlessly dissolve a strata title

It's not fair to evict people against their will. On the other hand, one holdout shouldn't be able to derail the sale of an entire strata-titled apartment block. Now an international team has come up with an ingenious solution.
More than 60% of Australian households include at least one companion animal, which are seen as family members by 88% of these. from www.shutterstock.com

With the rise of apartment living, what’s a nation of pet owners to do?

With a majority of households having pets and growing numbers living in apartments, a review of regulations on keeping animals in such communities is timely.

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