Changing Manager

Divorcing an Owners Corporation Manager
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Changing Owners Corporation Management

Need to Divorce your Owners Corporation Manager?

If you’re unhappy with how your Owners Corporation is being managed, you’re not alone!

It can be difficult to understand the right steps to take to not only divorce your current strata manager, but to also select and appoint a new owners corporation management team that won’t let you down.

It’s estimated that around 90% of dissatisfied owners corporation committees do not know how to change their strata manger in an amicable and lawful manner. If you are looking to move away from an underperforming owners corporation manager, the first place to start is a review of your current managers Contract of Appointment.  Review the conditions that the contract sets out that must be followed to lawfully terminate your manager?

Iconic Strata are committed to helping you change your owners corporation manager in a painless, amicable and legally binding way.

FREE Owners Corporation Manager Divorce Kit

Request your copy of our complimentary, obligation free divorce kit which includes a detailed fact sheet to inform you of everything you need to know about parting ways with your current provider and moving to a high-performance Owners Corporation Manager.

We’d be more than happy to answer questions specific to your unique situation.  Alternatively, we can arrange a confidential, obligation free phone consultation on 03 99821300. We are here to make sure that changing your owners corporation manager is a seamless process for you.

Iconic Strata Management Strata Manager Divorce Kit

How to Find a Reliable Owners Corporation Manager

A great owners corporation management team should take the stress away from the Owners Corporation. If this isn’t happening with your current owners corporation manager, Iconic Strata Management’s team of strata specialists are here to help change that process and ensure your process of changing managers runs smoothly. Learn More >>>

Selecting an Owners Corporation Manager

There are a number of important things to look for in your Owners Corporation Manager.

Firstly, make sure they are a good communicator. Clear, streamlined communication means most requests can be dealt with in an easy and painless manner.

You will also want to make sure they are professional and experienced managing a strata of your size and have a solid understanding of relevant laws and legislations outlined in The Owners Corporation Act 2006.

At Iconic Strata, our management team is headed up by Brigitte Cheston who has a total of 26 years’ experience in the real estate industry, 15 years’ of which is experience in Strata Management. Our team has extensive experience ranging from the smallest Owners Corporations of 3 or 4, through to extensive 400+ apartment buildings, many with multiple Owners Corporations, and 1,500 lot residential estates.

Another important thing to look for in your new owners corporation manager is their approach to service. At Iconic Strata Management, we understand that Owners Corporations value their time and assets, that’s why we strive to offer you the best possible service. For peace of mind, this commitment is backed by our service performance guarantee.

We often get asked by committee members what they should look for when reviewing a new owners corporation manager to manage their property. We believe that, first and foremost, it’s the way the manager commits to serving your committee, but that seemed too simplistic, so we put together a checklist for you, and even gave it a trendy title;

The 10 Positive Traits of Melbourne’s No. 1 Owners Corporation Manager

    1. Is knowledgeable, and fully understands the legislation that governs your owners corporation,
    2. Makes sure all members of your committee understand their obligations and rights,
    3. Listens carefully so as to fully understand your needs,
    4. Always responds to your emails or phone messages on the same business day,
    5. Provides all the relevant facts to your committee to ensure all decisions made are informed decisions,
    6. Teams up with your committee, empowering them by sharing his/her knowledge,
    7. Keeps your committee regularly updated on all issues,
    8. Is proactive, rather than reactive, to all repair and maintenance issues affecting your property,
    9. Ensures only qualified and accredited tradespeople are employed to repair and maintain your property,
    10. Is constantly on the lookout for ways to reduce your owners corporation fees.

Learn More about Owners Corporation and their responsibilities in our Knowledge Centre Visit Knowledge Centre >>>

See what our clients say about Iconic Strata

Is your Owners Corporation doing such a great job that you want to sing their praises online?

Perhaps not, but at Iconic Strata our clients do exactly that. Read what our clients love about our service via our Testimonials page.

What happens next when changing Owners Corporation Managers?

If you’ve terminated your owners corporation manager, it’s time to shortlist more efficient owners corporation managers to put forward as recommendations to your Owners Corporation Committee.

If you have been disappointed with your current service, you may be unsure of how to find a new owners corporation manager that will be accountable and deliver the highest level of service. That’s where Iconic Strata’s team of specialists can help.

Simply contact us to request a copy of an Owners Corporation Management Tender Criteria and Questions booklet. This document is designed to provide you with all the information and insights you need – including what to look for in your new manager, and what questions to ask.

Ultimately this document will give you the confidence to develop your own tender request document to send to prospective new managers for your Owners Corporation.

For further information please contact Iconic Strata Management on 03 9982 1300 or

Owners Corporation Managers – we are ICONIC!

We would be delighted to discuss with you how Iconic Strata Management can make a difference for your Owners Corporation.

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