Management Rights News

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An Urgent Call To Action

22 October 2019

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AN URGENT CALL TO ACTION! If you own management rights in NSW or if you are looking at joining the management ...

Letting Appointments - Have You Got Them Right?

27 September 2019

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LETTING APPOINTMENTS - HAVE YOU GOT THEM RIGHT? Unlike in Queensland where we have the Government prescribed POA Form 6, NSW ...

NSW Short-Term Rental Accommodation Update

23 August 2019

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NSW SHORT-TERM RENTAL ACCOMMODATION UPDATE The NSW Government has now issued its new regulatory framework discussion paper and called for final ...

Voting Rights and Conflicts of Interest

23 July 2019

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 VOTING RIGHTS AND CONFLICTS OF INTEREST “Am I allowed to vote on this because I’m the building manager?” or “Can I ...

NSW Trust Account Auditing Requirements

26 June 2019

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 NSW TRUST ACCOUNT AUDITING REQUIREMENTS The following people must have their trust accounts audited if they received or held trust money ...

Developer v Owners Corporation

22 May 2019

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 DEVELOPER v OWNERS CORPORATION – WHO IS ENTITLED TO THE MONEY? I regularly attend Owners Corporation meetings on behalf of Building ...

The Broadening Scope of Anti-Bullying Laws

02 May 2019

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 THE BROADENING SCOPE OF ANTI-BULLYING LAWS As you may be aware the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has in the recent past ...

Update on Airbnb Legislation

25 March 2019

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UPDATE ON AIRBNB LEGISLATION Like strata legislation, real estate licensing and just about everything else that impacts on our daily lives, the ...

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in Strata Buildings and Motels

01 March 2019

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Unlike more mainstream commercial ventures, we regularly see instances in the strata industry where intellectual property protection may not be ...

The Administrative Fund -v- Capital Works Fund

24 January 2019

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 All strata schemes in NSW must establish an administrative fund and a capital works fund (was called a “sinking” fund) ...

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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 ...

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 ...

CARETAKING AND LETTING AGREEMENT ESSENTIALS PART 5: DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND TERMINATION

16 July 2015

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This month, we continue our examination of various clauses within caretaking and letting agreements and the important considerations to be ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...