Did you know that the information an owners corporation has about their owners can actually make it much simpler for us to act more effectively in recovering strata levies?
To assist you with the details that can help us, the team at JS Mueller & Co has developed a handy list of items for consideration when briefing your next strata levy debt recovery instruction:
- If you know that the unit is tenanted but the address for service of notices is at the unit, let us know, particularly if you’re aware of whom the real estate agent is.
- When advising your levy recovery person to enter Judgment and take the next step, the following information can greatly assist:
- Details of where the lot owner works so JS Mueller & Co can organise to garnishee their wages – much cheaper and more effective than a Sheriff.
- Details of their motor vehicle type and registration number and a time they’re normally home – this will make it easier for the Sheriff to seize goods.
Historically when matters have been difficult to serve, the information an owners corporation has access to, can assist us greatly in a successful and quicker levy debt recovery.
Here are some examples of how information has assisted JS Mueller & Co in faster recovery of strata levies… who would have thought!
We’ve successfully served a guy with a Statement of Claim (SOC) at hockey training. All because the owners corporation advised us that he rode his bike once a week to hockey training.
JS Mueller & Co was able to serve another woman at Pony Club when we were advised by an owner/occupier that she stored her Pony Club stuff in the garage.
So, you can see little pieces of information an owners corporation knows about a lot owner can provide us the little piece of magic we need to get a successful result.
Keep the list above in a handy place for when you next provide a levy debt recovery instruction.
Our levy collection service is available across regional and metropolitan NSW so let us know if you need any assistance with levy recoveries, we’d be happy to assist.
For NSW strata legal or levy collection advice please contact us here or call 02 9562 1266, we’re happy to assist.