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Body Corporate Client Webinar Series - exclusive to Crockers clients

Our 'Community Living / Body Corporate Client Webinar Series' is an exclusive benefit available to Crockers clients only. Our free webinar series will cover a range of topics that we think will be of interest to our community of owners across the range of multi living entities we service – Bodies Corporate, Resident’s Societies, Laneway Societies, Cross Leases and more. We will take you through the basics of the legal, need-to-know, and day-to-day living operations of different community living types. You’ll gain tools to feel more confident within your legal framework, and help you to add further value to your community, your home and your investment.

Below are the webinar topics covered so far, these are restricted and can be viewed by Crockers Clients only.
Please contact your Account Manager to request a copy of your webinar material.


Your Insurance Questions, Answered. | Body Corporate Webinar Series

Your Body Corporate Insurance Questions, Answered.

What was covered:

  • What’s covered, and to what extent – limits, excesses and more;  
  • What’s not covered;  
  • Director’s & Officers cover: what is it, and why your committee needs it?
  • What you need to disclose, and how to go about that; 
  • How to obtain a Certificate of Currency and note your mortgagor’s interest; 
  • The claims process: who fills in which forms and where to get them, and what will happen next; 
  • What if there are Air BNB properties in our building? 
  • What do we do if we’re doing construction works in a unit or the common property? 
  • And so much more….

Crockers Client Webinar : Financial Statement Basics

Financial Statement Basics

The financial statements we create and distribute for you as owners of a body corporate or community titled entity. These financial statements reveal a bunch of good and interesting things about your entity, whatever its legal form - if you know how to interpret them.

What was covered:

  • Financial Funds: what they are, what for, and why they’re different.
  • Some basic accounting concepts & jargon.
  • The Accounting Equation: Revenue, Expenses, Assets, Liabilities, Owner’s Equity.
  • The Financial Pack: Income & Expenditure Statements, Balance Sheet and Cost Centres.

Working together Effectively as a Committee

What was covered:
  • How Committees come into being - the legal framework.
  • Working as a team – Forming & Norming.
  • What does the committee do? Roles & responsibilities of the committee.
  • Who does what? The tasks which fall to the committee, what the building manager does (if you have one), and perhaps just as importantly, what you don’t do.
  • Legal matters – what legal liability do you have for the task you’re carrying out?  And what cover should you ensure you have in place?
  • Working together as a team – tips and tools to help you function as an effective and happy team.

Body Corporate Basics | Crockers Client Webinar

Body Corporate Basics

What was covered:
  • Simple explanations of the meaning of the many, many words - body corporate, unit plan, common property, principal units, accessory units, operational rules, utility interest, ownership interest and more…
  • Key events in the life of a body corporate – when to expect notices of what, and what you’re meant to do when they arrive.   
  • What’s covered by the body corporate insurance policy, and what I need to cover myself (and variations on that theme for owner-occupiers vs. landlords).
  • Rules, how they’re set, and what happens when they’re not observed.
  • Roles within the community – who does (or should do) what, and who’s really in charge around here?
  • Key events in the life of a body corporate – Notices, Meetings, AGMs...
  • Who do I call when... key contacts and their responsibilities.

Getting involved | Your AGM | Crockers Client Webinar

Getting Involved in your AGM

A run-through of the legalities, the technicalities and the practicalities - what all the words mean in those emails we send you, what the documents attached are all about, how to get the matters you want to be considered on the list to discuss, how you choose a committee and more. Generally - how you have your say about your community.

What was covered:

  • The preamble: When you meet - how meetings are called;
      - What you talk about: how the agenda is set.
  • The event itself: How it works - protocol & procedure;
      - How decisions are made: Motions, resolutions, voting, polls & more.
  • The aftermath: What comes next - minutes & levies.

New Owners Guide | Crockers Client Webinar

New Owners Guide to Community Living

A whistle-stop tour through the basics of Community Living Entities  what the different entity types are, how they’re different, and why that matters to what they do and how they’re run.

What was covered: 

  • The types of Community Living entities: 
      - What kind of entity might be a ‘Community Living’ entity?
      - How are they different? Why does that matter?
      - How does that affect the costs I pay? 
      - How community rules are made
  • Roles within the community
  • What makes for a successful community
  • A guide to the jargon

A Conversation with Tony Alexander | Crockers Client Webinar

A Conversation with Tony Alexander

Tony’s commentary on the real estate market is always valued and sought after.  If you’re interested in measured and data-driven commentary, please view this webinar. Join our CEO Helen O’Sullivan as she talks to Tony Alexander about his views on the recent announcements in the real estate sector, data points since those announcements were made and his predictions on the direction of travel.

Property in Pandemic | Crockers Client Webinar

Property in a Pandemic

Tony Alexander's observations of the economy generally and the housing market in particular, is reliable, relatable and never more valuable than today. As we are still seeing an upward trend in residential property prices across New Zealand with median house prices in Auckland increasing year on year, in this webinar we have taken a particular interest in Tony's views on the current trajectory of the housing market.

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Already a client? Please contact your Account Manager 
or phone us on 0800 2762 5377 for your enquiries.

Prefer to talk to someone? Have a friendly chat with our Body Corp & Community Living experts.

To request a no-obligation Body Corporate Proposal,
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