Management Rights News

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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 ...

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 ...

Six Steps to Protecting Your Investment

23 June 2017

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There are six (6) basic rules I believe a Building Manager needs to follow to ensure that their investment is ...

Fight For Your Extension

22 May 2017

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 I have had a number of managers come to me very concerned that their committee will not support an extension ...

How A Winner Becomes A Loser

21 April 2017

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The NSW Supreme Court recently handed down a decision which is of interest to many management rights operators. The Case The case ...

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 ...

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Shortcutting the Assignment Process

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Different States have different requirements when it comes to obtaining Body Corporate consent to the assignment of Caretaking and Letting ...

Competing Interests -v- Conflicts of Interest

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

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The assignment of Management Rights is not highly regulated in New South Wales. Accordingly, you have to revert to the ...

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 ...

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 ...

What Is “Misconduct” Under A Caretaking Agreement

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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 ...

The Process of Purchasing Management Rights

24 March 2008

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THE CONTRACTS When you purchase management rights, you generally sign two contracts – one for the purchase of the management lot ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 A Winner Becomes A Loser

21 April 2017

(1592 views)

The NSW Supreme Court recently handed down a decision which is of interest to many management rights operators. The Case The case ...