Management Rights News

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NSW Short-Term Rental Accommodation Update

23 August 2019


NSW SHORT-TERM RENTAL ACCOMMODATION UPDATE The NSW Government has now issued its new regulatory framework discussion paper and called for final ...

Voting Rights and Conflicts of Interest

23 July 2019


 VOTING RIGHTS AND CONFLICTS OF INTEREST “Am I allowed to vote on this because I’m the building manager?” or “Can I ...

NSW Trust Account Auditing Requirements

26 June 2019


 NSW TRUST ACCOUNT AUDITING REQUIREMENTS The following people must have their trust accounts audited if they received or held trust money ...

Developer v Owners Corporation

22 May 2019


 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


 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


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


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


 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


 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


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


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Management Rights News

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09 February 2015


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

Let's Put it to a Vote

15 May 2014


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

What Is “Misconduct” Under A Caretaking Agreement

23 November 2015


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

Calling Extraordinary General Meetings

22 March 2016


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

Caretaking and Letting Agreement Essentials Part 2: Finance Deeds

15 September 2014


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

Assignment of Management Rights in NSW

07 April 2009


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

Shortcutting the Assignment Process

15 July 2014


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

The Process of Purchasing Management Rights

24 March 2008


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


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


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


 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


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

How Important Are Unit Entitlements?

28 February 2017


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

Fixing Up the Anomalies

17 March 2014


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


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