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An apartment (American English), or flat (British English, Indian English), is a self-contained housing unit (a type of residential real estate) that occupies only part of a building, generally on a single storey. There are many names for these overall buildings, see below. The housing tenure of apartments also varies considerably, from large-scale public housing, to owner occupancy within what is legally a condominium (strata title or commonhold), to tenants renting from a private landlord (see leasehold estate).

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    A rather precious neighbour in my apartment complex registered a complaint with the Owners' Corporation as he saw me painting the inside of my apartment through an open door. The OC manager quoted the rule "no works to be undertaken after hours or on weekends or public holidays" Can they really...
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    NSW Insurance For Balcony Tiles and / or Pavers For Strata Apartment Complexes

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    QLD Accusations of Apartment block lift damage

    Hi there, Just wondering if anyone can help me and shred some light in regards to the rights I have on this matter. Summary: our landlord has come up to me and my wife and accuse my kids of damaging the lift door with a dent, resulting in the lift to be jammed. I have stated to him that our...
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    QLD Accusations of apartment block lift damage

    Hi there, I’ve got a question in regards to my rights and what can be done by the landlords In this situation? We live on a high and apartment block and the property owner has come up to myself in the parking lot accusing my kids of damaging (Dent) in the lift door and resulting in it to be...
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    NSW Can an agent request a tenant buy carpets/rugs?

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