Management Rights News

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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 ...

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

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

Duty Bound or Duty Free - Do you know what Your Duties Are?

23 September 2013

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The day-to-day care and maintenance of your resort facilities and communal areas is essential to its ongoing performance and success. ...

Owners Corporation Insurance - How do we Stop the Spiraling Costs?

12 August 2013

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In NSW, all strata schemes are required to be insured for the full replacement value, as well as public liability ...

"Legal Action", All those in Favour say "Why"

15 July 2013

(4052 views)

I was recently involved in a New South Wales matter where an Executive Committee had received extensive legal advice from ...

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The Old Chestnut – How To Deal With Illegal Parking On Common Property

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

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Drop Dead Dates

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 It is critical that you exercise any option in your Caretaking and Letting Agreements strictly in accordance with the terms ...

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