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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 ...

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 ...

Caretaking and Letting Agreement Essentials Part 1

03 September 2014

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We regularly prepare caretaking and letting agreements for new developments. However, it has become increasingly common for us to be ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

What Managers Need to know about the NSW Child Window Safety Devices Act 2013

17 January 2014

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Resident building managers have general obligations under their Caretaking Agreements to assist Owners Corporations with building and compliance issues. Managers ...

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