Management Rights News

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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 ...

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 ...

Have you been told?

17 June 2014

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Does any of this sound familiar? There are 30 owners in the Owners Corporation but only 4 at the Owners Corporation ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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CARETAKING AND LETTING AGREEMENT ESSENTIALS

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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 ...

Letting Appointments with your Owners

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Don't Shoot the Developer

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

How A Winner Becomes A Loser

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Beware The "By-Law Buster"

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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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NO LETTING APPOINTMENT – NO MONEY!

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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 ...

The Mortgagees Right to your Owner's Rent

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Have you ever been in this situation? You manage a building and you let out a unit on behalf of an ...

Is the Management Rights Model Changing?

25 June 2009

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I had a really interesting meeting recently with the owner and key people from a large development company based in ...

Strata Living - The Hotbed Of Competing Interests

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...