Management Rights News

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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 ...

Some Interesting Strata Statistics!

25 July 2018

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We all are aware that Governments (both State and local) are pushing people into high rise living. Population growth in ...

New short-term holiday letting regulations for NSW

20 June 2018

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The NSW Government has announced a new a regulatory framework to govern the short-term holiday letting industry. Short-term holiday letting ...

Changes are fast coming for NSW real estate licensing

22 May 2018

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The Property, Stock and Business Agents Amendment (Property Industry Reform) Bill 2017 has now been passed by both Houses of ...

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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 ...

Caretaking and Letting Agreement Essentials Part 2: Finance Deeds

15 September 2014

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In New South Wales, it is important to detail financiers’ rights in the Caretaking and Letting Agreements or the By-Laws ...

TWO ISSUES TO LOOK OUT FOR WHEN TOPPING UP

09 February 2015

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 A recent decision by the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Appeals reinforces two very important issues which you need to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Shortcutting the Assignment Process

15 July 2014

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Different States have different requirements when it comes to obtaining Body Corporate consent to the assignment of Caretaking and Letting ...

Assignment of Management Rights in NSW

07 April 2009

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The assignment of Management Rights is not highly regulated in New South Wales. Accordingly, you have to revert to the ...

The Process of Purchasing Management Rights

24 March 2008

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THE CONTRACTS When you purchase management rights, you generally sign two contracts – one for the purchase of the management lot ...

Developers and NSW Management Rights

21 February 2012

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I continue to scratch my head and wonder why developers in New South Wales are so slow to pick up ...

More Management Rights The Simple Answer To Airbnb

30 January 2017

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Sydney Morning Herald columnist Jimmy Thompson wrote an interesting article in his Flat Chat column recently headed “Guerrilla warfare warning ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Missing Link

18 June 2015

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Caretaking Building Managers either already have the practical skills required to conduct the caretaking or facilities management part of their new ...

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 ...