PICA Group

PICA Group is one of Australia’s leading property services and strata companies. As a market leader, we aim to continuously redefine the experience of owning a property for the better through a range of businesses offering strata management, facilities management, receivables management, and property development services. Follow 'PICA Group' on Facebook and LinkedIn.
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What to look for when buying a strata property when you have children

Buying a property is usually the biggest financial decision one makes. This is especially so when buying the family home - not only does...

The impact of new NSW strata laws on everyday living

The new NSW Strata Laws came into effect on 30 November 2016. Now almost two years in, these changes have in many ways overhauled...

How are body corp fees calculated?

Levies (or body corporate fees as they are known in Victoria) are vital to ensuring the smooth running of a strata property. While levies...

5 signs you need a new strata manager

The number of Australian’s choosing to live in apartments, townhouses, gated communities or other housing types with shared facilities is on the rise. This...

Your guide to apartment strata insurance

The cost of insurance for your property can vary considerably from one provider to another, but policies with higher premiums do not necessarily provide...

Dividing fences & retaining walls – who’s responsible?

It’s not always easy to get on with neighbours when you’re living in close proximity. It’s therefore not a surprise that one of the...

What to consider when renewing your strata agency agreement

The role of a strata manager is complex. Their job involves several skills and specialities, but if you live in an apartment or strata...

What’s the difference between strata managers & property managers?

The role of a strata manager and property managers are often confused with one another, but they perform very different and distinct duties. If you're...

Strata manager vs. self-managed strata: pros & cons

While it is not a legal requirement for a strata scheme to engage the services of a professional strata manager, it is most certainly...