Management Rights News

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Unit Entitlement in NSW

11 February 2013

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The issue of unit entitlement was recently looked at again as part of the Department of Fair Trading’s Discussion Paper ...

Being Aware of your Rights and Responsibilities

14 January 2013

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Every resident building manager in NSW should have a copy of the booklet issued by the Department of Fair Trading ...

True or False?

10 December 2012

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QUESTIONS A General Meeting resolution is required before an Owners Corporation can change its postal address? TRUE Special levies and certain other income ...

Fencing the Issue

12 November 2012

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Nearly two years ago in Queensland, legislation came into effect that placed a number of new requirements on the owners ...

Competing Interests -v- Conflicts of Interest

08 October 2012

(2175 views)

In many strata schemes, there can often be competing interest between different groups of stakeholders. For example, developers, caretakers, investor ...

Don't Shoot the Developer

16 May 2012

(1494 views)

One issue often raised is whether a developer should have the right to sell management rights to strata schemes. The “Arrow ...

Developers and NSW Management Rights

21 February 2012

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I continue to scratch my head and wonder why developers in New South Wales are so slow to pick up ...

The Law Relating to Management Rights in New South Wales

14 January 2011

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This article looks at restrictions on developers setting up management rights in New South Wales, where it is estimated that ...

The Law Relating to Management Rights in Western Australia

01 November 2010

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This article looks at restrictions on developers setting up management rights in Western Australia, where it is estimated that there ...

The Law Relating to Management Rights in Victoria

05 July 2010

(3033 views)

This article looks at Victoria where it is estimated that they are no more than 40 management rights complexes. I will ...

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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 ...

Unit Entitlement in NSW

11 February 2013

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The issue of unit entitlement was recently looked at again as part of the Department of Fair Trading’s Discussion Paper ...

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 ...

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 ...

Is it Time to Change the Management Rights Model?

13 May 2013

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I think the time is right for the management rights industry to explore the creation of a new model. I ...

Be Careful with your Proxies!

03 October 2013

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In June this year, I wrote an article headed “Proxy Farming”, which set out the relevant restrictions on caretakers using ...

The Law Relating to Management Rights in Queensland

14 June 2010

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This article looks at the legislation in Queensland dealing with the constraints and obligations imposed on developers whilst they control ...

Duty Bound or Duty Free - Do you know what Your Duties Are?

23 September 2013

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The day-to-day care and maintenance of your resort facilities and communal areas is essential to its ongoing performance and success. ...

Owners Corporation Insurance - How do we Stop the Spiraling Costs?

12 August 2013

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In NSW, all strata schemes are required to be insured for the full replacement value, as well as public liability ...

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 ...

For Your Eyes Only!

15 April 2013

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Information is a commodity and for many, information is power. As you would most likely know from personal experience, the right ...

Proxy Farming

10 June 2013

(4581 views)

It is often stated that Strata and Community Schemes represent the “fourth tier of Government” and, as such, voting (either ...

"Legal Action", All those in Favour say "Why"

15 July 2013

(4415 views)

I was recently involved in a New South Wales matter where an Executive Committee had received extensive legal advice from ...

Manged Investment Schemes

15 July 2008

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You may have heard the terms ‘MIA’ or ‘Managed Investments Scheme’ and wondered what it’s all about. If you operate ...

Not Getting the Fundamentals Right

15 October 2013

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A recent decision of the NSW Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal (CTTT) has highlighted the importance of ensuring that the ...