Management Rights News
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22 March 2017
Legally, Owners Corporations or Bodies Corporate are viewed as corporations. They derive their power from the relevant State strata legislation ...
28 February 2017
Voting Unit entitlements reflect your “share” in the strata scheme. Unlike Queensland however, NSW only has one form of unit entitlement. Many ...
30 January 2017
Sydney Morning Herald columnist Jimmy Thompson wrote an interesting article in his Flat Chat column recently headed “Guerrilla warfare warning ...
27 October 2016
I have often been involved in transactions where the seller gave the impression of making it difficult for the buyer ...
20 September 2016
With the new strata legislation coming into effect in NSW on the 30th November 2016, day to day strata management ...
14 August 2016
In nearly all strata schemes, there are different groups of stakeholders all with competing interests. Each of these groups has ...
21 June 2016
In NSW, other than in a manner set out in the agreement itself, an Owners Corporation can only take steps ...
23 May 2016
The current NSW Strata Schemes Management Act 1996 will shortly be replaced by new legislation which has introduced a novel ...
22 March 2016
Assigning Management Agreements by requisitioning Extraordinary General Meetings The Problem The assignment of Caretaking agreements in NSW must be approved at a ...
19 February 2016
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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11 February 2013
The issue of unit entitlement was recently looked at again as part of the Department of Fair Trading’s Discussion Paper ...
17 January 2014
Resident building managers have general obligations under their Caretaking Agreements to assist Owners Corporations with building and compliance issues. Managers ...
13 May 2013
I think the time is right for the management rights industry to explore the creation of a new model. I ...
17 November 2014
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 ...
03 October 2013
In June this year, I wrote an article headed “Proxy Farming”, which set out the relevant restrictions on caretakers using ...
23 September 2013
The day-to-day care and maintenance of your resort facilities and communal areas is essential to its ongoing performance and success. ...
12 August 2013
In NSW, all strata schemes are required to be insured for the full replacement value, as well as public liability ...
14 June 2010
This article looks at the legislation in Queensland dealing with the constraints and obligations imposed on developers whilst they control ...
10 June 2013
It is often stated that Strata and Community Schemes represent the “fourth tier of Government” and, as such, voting (either ...
15 July 2013
I was recently involved in a New South Wales matter where an Executive Committee had received extensive legal advice from ...
14 January 2013
Every resident building manager in NSW should have a copy of the booklet issued by the Department of Fair Trading ...
03 September 2014
We regularly prepare caretaking and letting agreements for new developments. However, it has become increasingly common for us to be ...
15 July 2008
You may have heard the terms ‘MIA’ or ‘Managed Investments Scheme’ and wondered what it’s all about. If you operate ...
15 April 2013
Information is a commodity and for many, information is power. As you would most likely know from personal experience, the right ...
15 October 2013
A recent decision of the NSW Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal (CTTT) has highlighted the importance of ensuring that the ...