A survey conducted by WA Apartment Advocacy of short-stay property owners and their neighbours over the last two months, has found a genuine desire from both groups, for short-stay regulation. The survey of 130 parties (of which 21% were short-stay owners) found that 60% of owners were concerned about factors like short-stay guests holding parties, excessive noise (70%) and guests being disrespectful (56%). The neighbours of these short-stay properties also echoed these conce
The City of South Perth is the latest suburban council strongarmed by the WA Planning Commission, which has moved to block it from reintroducing building height limits on the South Perth Peninsula. The WAPC has intervened in planning processes for the cities of Nedlands and Subiaco to force higher density. For the full story click here.
Each year, tenants and landlords across WA discover how insurance works in apartments, when it’s all too late. Theft, fire, flooding or other damage can leave you with nothing. Without specific insurance, replacing contents and personal items is likely to run into thousands of dollars that you probably hadn’t budgeted for. But aren’t I covered by the body corporate’s insurance? No. It’s a common myth that a body corporate’s building insurance covers personal property if disas