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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Unit Entitlement in NSW

11 February 2013

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The issue of unit entitlement was recently looked at again as part of the Department of Fair Trading’s Discussion Paper ...

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 ...

Is it Time to Change the Management Rights Model?

13 May 2013

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I think the time is right for the management rights industry to explore the creation of a new model. I ...

The Different Types of Caretaking Agreements

17 November 2014

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 Essentially, there are three types of caretaking agreements in the marketplace: “Do” agreements; “Supervisory” agreements; Hybrid “Do” and “Supervisory” agreements. “Do” Agreements A “Do” agreement ...

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 ...

The Law Relating to Management Rights in Queensland

14 June 2010

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This article looks at the legislation in Queensland dealing with the constraints and obligations imposed on developers whilst they control ...

Proxy Farming

10 June 2013

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It is often stated that Strata and Community Schemes represent the “fourth tier of Government” and, as such, voting (either ...

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

15 July 2013

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

Being Aware of your Rights and Responsibilities

14 January 2013

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Every resident building manager in NSW should have a copy of the booklet issued by the Department of Fair Trading ...

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 ...

Manged Investment Schemes

15 July 2008

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You may have heard the terms ‘MIA’ or ‘Managed Investments Scheme’ and wondered what it’s all about. If you operate ...

For Your Eyes Only!

15 April 2013

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Information is a commodity and for many, information is power. As you would most likely know from personal experience, the right ...

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 ...