Management Rights News

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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 ...

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 ...

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The Problem With Deeds Of Consent In New South Wales

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Voting Rights and Conflicts of Interest

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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 ...

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UPDATE ON AIRBNB LEGISLATION Like strata legislation, real estate licensing and just about everything else that impacts on our daily lives, the ...

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LETTING APPOINTMENTS - HAVE YOU GOT THEM RIGHT? Unlike in Queensland where we have the Government prescribed POA Form 6, NSW ...

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) ...

An Urgent Call To Action

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AN URGENT CALL TO ACTION! If you own management rights in NSW or if you are looking at joining the management ...