Management Rights News

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Changes are fast coming for NSW real estate licensing

22 May 2018

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The Property, Stock and Business Agents Amendment (Property Industry Reform) Bill 2017 has now been passed by both Houses of ...

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 ...

The Problem With Deeds Of Consent In New South Wales

26 March 2018

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

Will The Vacancy Fee For Foreign Owners Have An Impact On Short Term Management Rights?

26 February 2018

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Following a series of amendments in November 2017, foreign owners who have applied for FIRB approval after the 9th May ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Management Rights News

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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 ...

How to Ruin a Business Sale

11 March 2013

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I read a great article recently which was written by Barry Morwood at Robinson & Robinson, Solicitors. With Barry’s permission, ...

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 ...

The New Strata Laws for New South Wales

21 November 2013

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The Strata & Community Title Law Reform Position Paper has now been released by the New South Wales Government.  I ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Law Relating to Management Rights in Victoria

05 July 2010

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Queensland -v- The Other States in Management Rights

14 May 2010

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Management rights are unique business. They are created by developers, sold by developers and profits retained by developers.   To give you ...

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 ...