Category: Body Corporate

Incoming Body Corporate Management Changes – Stage Three

Feb 19, 2024 Body Corporate, Company News, News

Last year we highlighted and implemented some of the changes outlined in the Unit Titles (Strengthening Body Corporate Governance and other matters) Amendment Act 2022 under the first two of three stages.These included changes to the disclosure regime, committee meetings, individualised bank accounts and areas concerning conflicts of interest and codes of conduct.The last stage...Read More→

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Facilities Management for Your Property

Feb 15, 2024 Body Corporate, Commercial, News

In today’s dynamic property industry, maintaining operational efficiency and enhancing tenant satisfaction are paramount for property owners and managers. At apm, we specialise in providing comprehensive facilities management services tailored to meet the diverse needs of property portfolios. Facilities management is a service offered to both commercial properties and body corporates.Why Choose Us?Customised Solutions: We...Read More→

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Body Corporate Department Wrap Up for 2023

Dec 12, 2023 Body Corporate, Company News, News

2023 has been a challenging year all round. We got off on the back foot with the Auckland Anniversary Floods quickly followed by Cyclone Gabrielle in February. The insurance industry was overwhelmed with the quantity of claims. Assessors and Loss adjustors were flown in from other countries to work through the backlog and when they...Read More→

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Levies and BC/RA/CL Living

Oct 04, 2023 Body Corporate, Company News, News

As the cost-of-living crisis continues to bite New Zealand, some focus has fallen on levies and trying to understand if they are increasing, why, and by how much. We are seeing increases to budgets of 5 to 15 percent on average. Increasing insurance costs due to a hardening market, an increase in replacement values, higher...Read More→

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Committee Member Code of Conduct

Aug 14, 2023 Body Corporate, Company News, News

One of the recent changes to the Unit Titles Amendment Act 2022 relates to a new Code of Conduct for body corporate committee members. The code was introduced on 9 May 2023 and a new section 114A was inserted into the legislation stating:‘The members of a body corporate committee must comply with the code of conduct for...Read More→

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apm Client Newsletter – June 2023

Jun 15, 2023 Body Corporate, Company News, News, Newsletter, Property Management

In this edition we discuss:From Bill – Feedback is a GiftA Word from Howard – Property MarketResidential Property Management – 10 Features Tenants Want in a Rental HomeBody Corporate Management – Memberships Matter in Professional ManagementCommercial Property Management – Fall Out from Extreme Weather EventsWaiheke Escapes – Welcome to our new properties, Winter Specials available Feedback is a GiftCustomer service is...Read More→

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Memberships Matter for Professional Management

Jun 13, 2023 Body Corporate, Company News, News

apm belongs to two Body Corporate industry bodies. We think it is important to have membership of organisations that are creating change or providing a level of professionalism to the body corporate management industry. Our Strata Community Association (SCA)(NZ) membership allows apm to participate on the Executive Committee of that organisation. During the past 12...Read More→

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Implementing UTA Changes

Apr 18, 2023 Body Corporate, Company News, News

Most of the changes to the Unit Titles Amendment Act take place next month on May 9, 2023.The first thing that owners will see is some small changes to the Notice of Intention to Hold an AGM notification that apm sends approximately one month out from the AGM itself.New regulations 10(2)(a)(b) and 24(3)(b) require a...Read More→

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Insurance Process When Property is Damaged

Feb 23, 2023 Body Corporate, News

Following the Auckland Anniversary storm and Cyclone Gabrielle, many of us have experienced first-hand the insurance claims process. Our Body Corporate Managers are seeing the insurance sector overwhelmed at the moment. Insurers are reinforcing their processes to ease the workload and are assigning dedicated claims advisors, appointing assessors, arranging quotes to repair and ‘making good’...Read More→

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The Three Stages of the Unit Titles Amendment Bill

Dec 12, 2022 Body Corporate, Company News, News

For our Body Corporate clients you will be aware that The Unit Titles Amendment Bill (Strengthening Body Corporate Governance and Other Matters) was passed earlier in the year.The Government has recently released a staged commencement process. There are three stages to the implementation of the Act which are as follows:Stage 1 – came into effect...Read More→

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