Management Rights News

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Developer v Owners Corporation

22 May 2019

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 DEVELOPER v OWNERS CORPORATION – WHO IS ENTITLED TO THE MONEY? I regularly attend Owners Corporation meetings on behalf of Building ...

The Broadening Scope of Anti-Bullying Laws

02 May 2019

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 THE BROADENING SCOPE OF ANTI-BULLYING LAWS As you may be aware the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has in the recent past ...

Update on Airbnb Legislation

25 March 2019

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UPDATE ON AIRBNB LEGISLATION Like strata legislation, real estate licensing and just about everything else that impacts on our daily lives, the ...

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in Strata Buildings and Motels

01 March 2019

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Unlike more mainstream commercial ventures, we regularly see instances in the strata industry where intellectual property protection may not be ...

The Administrative Fund -v- Capital Works Fund

24 January 2019

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 All strata schemes in NSW must establish an administrative fund and a capital works fund (was called a “sinking” fund) ...

Bookings Cancelled As Fires Rage

13 December 2018

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 A crisis such as flooding or the recent Queensland bushfires may lead some guests to postpone or cancel their visit. ...

Real Estate and the Saleability of Your Rights

20 November 2018

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The eastern States have experienced substantial increases in the value of real estate over the last couple of years. This ...

Drop Dead Dates

22 October 2018

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 It is critical that you exercise any option in your Caretaking and Letting Agreements strictly in accordance with the terms ...

Is company title making a comeback?

21 September 2018

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Strata laws were first introduced into New South Wales in 1961. This legislation, the Conveyancing (Strata Titles) Act 1961, was ...

Duties And Obligations Of Committee Members

21 August 2018

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Committee members are all volunteers and the vast majority are unpaid. The strata legislation (and by laws) in each state provides ...

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Management Rights News

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Being Aware of your Rights and Responsibilities

14 January 2013

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Every resident building manager in NSW should have a copy of the booklet issued by the Department of Fair Trading ...

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 ...

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11 March 2013

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I read a great article recently which was written by Barry Morwood at Robinson & Robinson, Solicitors. With Barry’s permission, ...

The Law Relating to Management Rights in Victoria

05 July 2010

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This article looks at Victoria where it is estimated that they are no more than 40 management rights complexes. I will ...

Caretaking and Letting Agreement Essentials Part 3: The Assignment Cycle

15 October 2014

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We continue our examination of various clauses within caretaking and letting agreements and the important considerations to be mindful of when ...

Fencing the Issue

12 November 2012

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Nearly two years ago in Queensland, legislation came into effect that placed a number of new requirements on the owners ...

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 ...

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 ...

True or False?

10 December 2012

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QUESTIONS A General Meeting resolution is required before an Owners Corporation can change its postal address? TRUE Special levies and certain other income ...

The Law Relating to Management Rights in New South Wales

14 January 2011

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This article looks at restrictions on developers setting up management rights in New South Wales, where it is estimated that ...

Defamation - When is enough, enough?

16 April 2014

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As we all know, living or working in strata can get very personal. I am often amazed at what people ...

A Letting Agreement or a By-Law?

14 February 2014

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Facts? (Well at least according to me!) • Management Rights were originally established to provide onsite caretaking and letting for buildings ...

Queensland -v- The Other States in Management Rights

14 May 2010

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Management rights are unique business. They are created by developers, sold by developers and profits retained by developers.   To give you ...

Let's Put it to a Vote

15 May 2014

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Submitting a motion to be voted on by an Owners Corporation is usually a straightforward affair. It normally involves providing ...

Competing Interests -v- Conflicts of Interest

08 October 2012

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In many strata schemes, there can often be competing interest between different groups of stakeholders. For example, developers, caretakers, investor ...