Management Rights News

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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

(2107 views)

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 ...

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 ...

Be Careful with your Proxies!

03 October 2013

(4485 views)

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

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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 ...

Fight For Your Extension

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Annoying Strata Issues – Drifting Smoke And Abandoned Goods

21 November 2017

(538 views)

I have had a couple of Building Managers ask me recently about what is the current law in NSW relating ...

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 ...

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 Problem With Deeds Of Consent In New South Wales

26 March 2018

(267 views)

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

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 ...