Management Rights News

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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 ...

The New Strata Laws for New South Wales - Part 2

09 December 2013

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In last month's article, I summarised the proposed reforms proposed in the Strata & Community Title Law Reform Position Paper ...

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We regularly review a variety of letting appointments (the agreement between the building manager acting as letting agent and the ...

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Committee members are all volunteers and the vast majority are unpaid. The strata legislation (and by laws) in each state provides ...

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The Problem With Deeds Of Consent In New South Wales

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Financiers of management rights purchases commonly require the owners corporation to enter into a deed of consent to security (“consent ...

Drop Dead Dates

22 October 2018

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 It is critical that you exercise any option in your Caretaking and Letting Agreements strictly in accordance with the terms ...

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 THE BROADENING SCOPE OF ANTI-BULLYING LAWS As you may be aware the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has in the recent past ...

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 A crisis such as flooding or the recent Queensland bushfires may lead some guests to postpone or cancel their visit. ...

The Administrative Fund -v- Capital Works Fund

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 All strata schemes in NSW must establish an administrative fund and a capital works fund (was called a “sinking” fund) ...

Developer v Owners Corporation

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 DEVELOPER v OWNERS CORPORATION – WHO IS ENTITLED TO THE MONEY? I regularly attend Owners Corporation meetings on behalf of Building ...

Real Estate and the Saleability of Your Rights

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The eastern States have experienced substantial increases in the value of real estate over the last couple of years. This ...

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in Strata Buildings and Motels

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Unlike more mainstream commercial ventures, we regularly see instances in the strata industry where intellectual property protection may not be ...

NSW Trust Account Auditing Requirements

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 NSW TRUST ACCOUNT AUDITING REQUIREMENTS The following people must have their trust accounts audited if they received or held trust money ...