Management Rights News

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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 ...

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 ...

Six Steps to Protecting Your Investment

23 June 2017

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

Fight For Your Extension

22 May 2017

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

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 ...

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Looking After Your Interests!

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In NSW, other than in a manner set out in the agreement itself, an Owners Corporation can only take steps ...

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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 ...

Changes are fast coming for NSW real estate licensing

22 May 2018

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The Mortgagees Right to your Owner's Rent

11 November 2009

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Have you ever been in this situation? You manage a building and you let out a unit on behalf of an ...

Fight For Your Extension

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

Voting Rights and Conflicts of Interest

23 July 2019

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

Is the Management Rights Model Changing?

25 June 2009

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

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 ...

New short-term holiday letting regulations for NSW

20 June 2018

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...