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Calling Extraordinary General Meetings

22 March 2016

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 Assigning Management Agreements by requisitioning Extraordinary General Meetings The Problem The assignment of Caretaking agreements in NSW must be approved at a ...

Beware The "By-Law Buster"

19 February 2016

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 In NSW, Owners Corporations can adopt by-laws that restrict the type of use of lots in strata schemes. Accordingly, by-laws ...

FINANCE DEEDS IN NSW

19 February 2016

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In Queensland, the “Gallery Vie” decision continues to cause significant problems when it comes to the sale or refinancing of ...

What Is “Misconduct” Under A Caretaking Agreement

23 November 2015

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Most Caretaking Agreements allow the Body Corporate to terminate the Agreement if: (a) the Manager is convicted of an indictable offence ...

A Tenant’s Representative? – Really?

15 September 2015

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There are a number of interesting changes proposed by the NSW Government under the Strata Schemes Management Bill 2015, which ...

SHACKLES APPLIED TO STRATA MANAGERS

19 August 2015

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The NSW Government has introduced a Bill into Parliament that will replace the existing Strata Schemes Management Act 1996. If ...

Fixing Up the Anomalies

17 March 2014

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How silly can the law be? Did you know that the current NSW strata laws require Owners Corporation approval before a ...

What Managers Need to know about the NSW Child Window Safety Devices Act 2013

17 January 2014

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Resident building managers have general obligations under their Caretaking Agreements to assist Owners Corporations with building and compliance issues. Managers ...

The New Strata Laws for New South Wales - Part 2

09 December 2013

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In last month's article, I summarised the proposed reforms proposed in the Strata & Community Title Law Reform Position Paper ...

The New Strata Laws for New South Wales

21 November 2013

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The Strata & Community Title Law Reform Position Paper has now been released by the New South Wales Government.  I ...

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A Tenant’s Representative? – Really?

15 September 2015

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There are a number of interesting changes proposed by the NSW Government under the Strata Schemes Management Bill 2015, which ...

Letting Appointments with your Owners

01 October 2009

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It is important that all managers understand the importance of their Agency Agreements with individual owners and their obligations to ...

The Tenant Representative

23 May 2016

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The current NSW Strata Schemes Management Act 1996 will shortly be replaced by new legislation which has introduced a novel ...

How A Winner Becomes A Loser

21 April 2017

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The NSW Supreme Court recently handed down a decision which is of interest to many management rights operators. The Case The case ...

Beware The "By-Law Buster"

19 February 2016

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 In NSW, Owners Corporations can adopt by-laws that restrict the type of use of lots in strata schemes. Accordingly, by-laws ...

FINANCE DEEDS IN NSW

19 February 2016

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In Queensland, the “Gallery Vie” decision continues to cause significant problems when it comes to the sale or refinancing of ...

The Mortgagees Right to your Owner's Rent

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Have you ever been in this situation? You manage a building and you let out a unit on behalf of an ...

Building Managers And Committees

22 March 2017

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Legally, Owners Corporations or Bodies Corporate are viewed as corporations. They derive their power from the relevant State strata legislation ...

Looking After Your Interests!

21 June 2016

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In NSW, other than in a manner set out in the agreement itself, an Owners Corporation can only take steps ...

How Important Are Unit Entitlements?

28 February 2017

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Voting Unit entitlements reflect your “share” in the strata scheme. Unlike Queensland however, NSW only has one form of unit entitlement. Many ...

Short-Term Letting, Occupancy Limits And Tenant Representatives In NSW Strata

25 July 2017

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Occupancy Limits By-laws in NSW may limit the number of adult residents in a lot. The limit however cannot be fewer ...

NSW Tribunal Confirms By-Laws Cannot Outlaw Short-Term Letting

19 October 2017

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NSW Tribunal Confirms By-Laws Cannot Outlaw Short-Term Letting In my August article, I made mention that the Strata Schemes Management Act ...

Unit Renovations In NSW – When Do You Need Owners Corporation Consent?

21 August 2017

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Every lot has areas within them that are common property. Consequently, owners wanting to make changes or undertake renovations may ...

Strata Managing Agents In NSW

20 September 2017

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Licensing A NSW owners corporation may engage a licensed strata managing agent to help manage their strata scheme. Unlike the position ...

Annoying Strata Issues – Drifting Smoke And Abandoned Goods

21 November 2017

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I have had a couple of Building Managers ask me recently about what is the current law in NSW relating ...