SMARTER Communities Magazine Edition 02/2019

Strata Matters

Defects affect owner confidence

To keep apartments as the preferred choice of housing buyers need to feel confident their purchase will be well-maintained to offer longevity and security.


Valentine’s Day is for all to experience

The romantic meaning of Valentine’s Day has existed since the Middle Ages. It is celebrated every year on February 14 and traditionally it is the day to show your affection for another person or people by sending messages of love through a card, flowers or gift.


Environmentally friendly acts

Climate change and what you can do about it.


‘I wouldn’t want to buy even if I had the money.’

The rise of renters by choice. The private rental sector has expanded at more than twice the rate of the increase in Australian households in the last two decades.


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Strata Matters

Unbuilding cities as high-rises reach their use-by date

Implosion is the most dramatic way of demolishing a building but it’s also the most wasteful and hazardous.


Help prevent coronavirus
Help prevent the spread of Coronavirus

Everyone should take precautions and practise good hygiene habits every day to protect against infections.


Gardening as therapy?

Sewing the seed for a healthy future. Scientists have recently confirmed that spending time in the outdoors and surrounding yourself with greenery is associated with better health and better psychological wellbeing.


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