'Hasten review of Strata Management Act 2013'

  PETALING JAYA (Nov 14): The fast growing strata-titled property development trend in the country has highlighted the urgent need to effectively deal with issues and challenges arising from the evolution of strata-titled property ownership, strata-living as well as its upkeep and maintenance.

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KPKT: More time, more study needed before SMA amendment

    PETALING JAYA (Nov 14): There are a number of proposed amendments to the Strata Management Act 2013 (SMA) but “each proposed amendment needs more clarification and detailed study before they can be considered by the government”, said the Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT).

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Common sense approach to strata living problems

PETALING JAYA (Nov 14): The Strata Management Act 2013 acts as a guide in preventing and resolving problems, but what's really required in strata living is common sense, said Chur Associates founder and managing partner Chris Tan.

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重点报道:你的管理费是不是给多了?

根据在2015年开始实行的2013年分层管理法令(SMA 2013),一名分层产业的业主必须支付每个月的管理费或服务费给共管机构(JMB)或管理机构(MC),让后者将这些资金用来管理和维护建筑物内的共用空间和财产。 除此,业主也必须支付一笔储备基金,而这笔基金一般上是所有费用的10%。 Chur Associates管理伙伴Chris Tan指出,这笔储备基金是用来应付日后突然出、且比平常管理费更昂贵的开支,例如油漆和翻新内部共用设施等。 对此,很多业主认为本身给的管理费很贵,但究竟多少的管理费才是真的太贵了呢?而这笔管理费又是如何计算,当中有没有什么方程式或指引? 在SMA 2013和1985年分层地契法令底下,一个住宅或商用单位在法律意义上被称为一个区块(parcel),而每一个区块在分层地契法令底下都有一个以整数呈现的份额数值(share value)。 大马Burgess Rawson董事经理Wong Kok Soo解释道,在2015年分层地契条例的第四附表中,列明了一个计算份额单位(share unit)和管理费的标准公式(见Table A)。 管理费到底用来支付什么开销? Bangsar最早期的公寓之一Sri Penaga的管理机构主席 Khaw Chay Tee向EdgeProp.

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