Management Rights News

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Building Managers And Committees

22 March 2017

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Legally, Owners Corporations or Bodies Corporate are viewed as corporations. They derive their power from the relevant State strata legislation ...

How Important Are Unit Entitlements?

28 February 2017

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Voting Unit entitlements reflect your “share” in the strata scheme. Unlike Queensland however, NSW only has one form of unit entitlement. Many ...

More Management Rights The Simple Answer To Airbnb

30 January 2017

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Sydney Morning Herald columnist Jimmy Thompson wrote an interesting article in his Flat Chat column recently headed “Guerrilla warfare warning ...

How To Kill A Business Sale

27 October 2016

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I have often been involved in transactions where the seller gave the impression of making it difficult for the buyer ...

Will You Be Downloading The AGM App?

20 September 2016

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With the new strata legislation coming into effect in NSW on the 30th November 2016, day to day strata management ...

Strata Living - The Hotbed Of Competing Interests

14 August 2016

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In nearly all strata schemes, there are different groups of stakeholders all with competing interests. Each of these groups has ...

Looking After Your Interests!

21 June 2016

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In NSW, other than in a manner set out in the agreement itself, an Owners Corporation can only take steps ...

The Tenant Representative

23 May 2016

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The current NSW Strata Schemes Management Act 1996 will shortly be replaced by new legislation which has introduced a novel ...

Calling Extraordinary General Meetings

22 March 2016

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 Assigning Management Agreements by requisitioning Extraordinary General Meetings The Problem The assignment of Caretaking agreements in NSW must be approved at a ...

Beware The "By-Law Buster"

19 February 2016

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 In NSW, Owners Corporations can adopt by-laws that restrict the type of use of lots in strata schemes. Accordingly, by-laws ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Let's Put it to a Vote

15 May 2014

(1946 views)

Submitting a motion to be voted on by an Owners Corporation is usually a straightforward affair. It normally involves providing ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...