Management Rights News

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How To Kill A Business Sale

27 October 2016

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I have often been involved in transactions where the seller gave the impression of making it difficult for the buyer ...

Will You Be Downloading The AGM App?

20 September 2016

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With the new strata legislation coming into effect in NSW on the 30th November 2016, day to day strata management ...

Strata Living - The Hotbed Of Competing Interests

14 August 2016

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In nearly all strata schemes, there are different groups of stakeholders all with competing interests. Each of these groups has ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Management Rights News

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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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How A Winner Becomes A Loser

21 April 2017

(1478 views)

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

Have you been told?

17 June 2014

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Does any of this sound familiar? There are 30 owners in the Owners Corporation but only 4 at the Owners Corporation ...