Here at Cutlers we have been in the Commercial Property Management and Bodies Corporate business for nearly 30 years. We have built up strong professional expertise in property management and consultancy.
You can trust your Commercial Property or Body Corporate is in safe hands. Established in 1987 as Land & Buildings Management Limited, then in 2013, as Cutlers Commercial Property Management and Body Corporate, we specialise in the management of commercial and industrial properties. We provide excellent service to nearly 30 bodies corporate in the Otago region and we have the experience and the knowledge you will need.
Our team are well trained, skilled, and are dedicated to providing a great service to all our clients. We operate to the highest standard making sure the information you receive from us is accurate and completely transparent.
We represent an award-winning real estate and property management company that is constantly evolving and we are always looking for a better way.
We believe we can add value to property assets by maximising the performance of the property.
BODY CORPORATE DUTIES
MAINTAIN a formal register of Proprietors.
ESTABLISH and maintain a fund for administrative expenses, valuation fees, insurance premiums, repairs and maintenance etc.
OPERATE a dedicated interest bearing bank account for the Body Corporate.
ESTABLISH and maintain a long term maintenance plan (10 years) as required by Section 116 of the Unit Titles Act 2010.
LEVY members their contributions, collect contributions, pay accounts.
ARRANGE an annual valuation for insurance purposes, obtain cover for full replacement insurance, make necessary claims.
PREPARE annual financial accounts.
PREPARE annual budget, give notice of; arrange, and prepare minutes from the Annual General Meeting. Also arrange and prepare minutes of Extraordinary Meetings.
LIAISE with the Local Authorities where necessary over rates, water charges, drainage and any other planning matter affecting the whole property.
DO any secretarial work.
PROTECT the interests of the proprietors and their asset and assist with any common problems.
OVERSEE the maintenance of the common areas of the building and superintend the cleaning, security and building services such as lift(s) and fire protection.
IF applicable, ensure the Building Warrant of Fitness is up to date and ensure all necessary contracts are in place to allow the WOF to be issued on an annual basis.
WHERE the Body Corporate is registered for GST; to complete GST returns.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES (BODY CORPORATE)
PREPARE disclosure statements for Proprietors and the Body Corporate on the sale of a Unit(s).
ATTENDANCE at hearings conducted by tribunals.
ATTENDANCE on solicitors in relation to legal proceedings by the Body Corporate.
THE preparation and submission of income tax returns on behalf of the Body Corporate.
ATTENDANCE on auditors of the Body Corporate accounts and lodgment of prescribed reports and statements if required.
ATTENDING to recovery of levies in arrears.
PROJECT managing any one off contracts on the building.
ATTENDING to matters in relation to amendments to the Body Corporate Rules.