Estate's Electricals

March 20, 2018 by Super Admin

Under the law, all estates have to engage a Licenced Electrical Worker (LEW) to handle all the electrical switchgears in the estate. Typically in an estate, there is a substation with 415V 3 phase electricity supply coming into the estate. This supply is connected to a switchgear in the substation. [...]

Bonus or Gratuity for Council Members?

March 20, 2018 by Super Admin

There has been a particular case in Singapore where a bonus or gratuity was proposed for outgoing Council Members. It is a very unique situation as the practice in Singapore is Council Members serve in the Council on a pro bono basis, ie, volunteer without compensation. There is nothing written [...]

Manage your own estate?

March 20, 2018 by Super Admin

Does it make sense for Councils to go it their own way and manage their estate themselves. Currently this is rare as Council Members are mostly working people and do not have much time to take on such a monumental task. However, there have been instances when estates actually did [...]

Changing Managing Agent

March 20, 2018 by Super Admin

Often Councils have to change their Managing Agent for whatever reasons. The change tends to be seamless most of the time. But do Council members know what is going on behind the scene? What about the process of changing? Once a Council decides to change their Managing Agent, the Council [...]

Neighbours from Hell

March 20, 2018 by Super Admin

In this posting, we link you to a couple of real situations where residents of condominiums were facing neighbours from hell. The background to the quarrels is not known and the videos were uploaded by the "aggrieved" parties. Some of these videos are overseas but the situation is similar in [...]