Management Rights News

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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 ...

The deep end of pooled letting pools

24 April 2018

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We regularly review a variety of letting appointments (the agreement between the building manager acting as letting agent and the ...

The Problem With Deeds Of Consent In New South Wales

26 March 2018

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Financiers of management rights purchases commonly require the owners corporation to enter into a deed of consent to security (“consent ...

Will The Vacancy Fee For Foreign Owners Have An Impact On Short Term Management Rights?

26 February 2018

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Following a series of amendments in November 2017, foreign owners who have applied for FIRB approval after the 9th May ...

The Fourth Tier Of Government

28 January 2018

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It is often said that if you live in a strata building, you are controlled by the fourth tier of ...

The Old Chestnut – How To Deal With Illegal Parking On Common Property

02 January 2018

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Illegal parking on common property has to be one of the biggest issues faced by Building Managers.   In short, residents or ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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The Law Relating to Management Rights in Western Australia

01 November 2010

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This article looks at restrictions on developers setting up management rights in Western Australia, where it is estimated that there ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...