Management Rights News

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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 ...

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 ...

FINANCE DEEDS IN NSW

19 February 2016

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In Queensland, the “Gallery Vie” decision continues to cause significant problems when it comes to the sale or refinancing of ...

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 ...

A Tenant’s Representative? – Really?

15 September 2015

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There are a number of interesting changes proposed by the NSW Government under the Strata Schemes Management Bill 2015, which ...

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 ...

CARETAKING AND LETTING AGREEMENT ESSENTIALS PART 5: DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND TERMINATION

16 July 2015

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This month, we continue our examination of various clauses within caretaking and letting agreements and the important considerations to be ...

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 ...

HOW TO DEAL WITH PENDING DISPUTES

15 April 2015

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Feeling Aggrieved or Annoyed? You have worked hard for this Body Corporate and done a bloody good job. Why is that ...

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Will You Be Downloading The AGM App?

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

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Some resident building managers still don’t appreciate the importance of their letting appointments with owners. Essentially, the law states that ...

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 I have had a number of managers come to me very concerned that their committee will not support an extension ...

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I had a really interesting meeting recently with the owner and key people from a large development company based in ...

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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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Licensing A NSW owners corporation may engage a licensed strata managing agent to help manage their strata scheme. Unlike the position ...

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New short-term holiday letting regulations for NSW

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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 ...

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I have had a couple of Building Managers ask me recently about what is the current law in NSW relating ...

The Fourth Tier Of Government

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

Six Steps to Protecting Your Investment

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There are six (6) basic rules I believe a Building Manager needs to follow to ensure that their investment is ...

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 ...