Management Rights News

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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 ...

CASHFLOW RULES! – OR DOES IT?

16 March 2015

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Management Rights are unique businesses. They generate good steady cashflow and mostly retain their capital value. Bankers are good judges. They ...

CARETAKING AND LETTING AGREEMENT ESSENTIALS

03 March 2015

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 PART 4: KEYS TO THE KINGDOM This month I will look at another issue that raises its head as a cause ...

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 ...

NO LETTING APPOINTMENT – NO MONEY!

05 January 2015

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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 ...

The Different Types of Caretaking Agreements

17 November 2014

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 Essentially, there are three types of caretaking agreements in the marketplace: “Do” agreements; “Supervisory” agreements; Hybrid “Do” and “Supervisory” agreements. “Do” Agreements A “Do” agreement ...

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 ...

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