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Annoying Strata Issues – Drifting Smoke And Abandoned Goods

21 November 2017

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Short-Term Letting, Occupancy Limits And Tenant Representatives In NSW Strata

25 July 2017

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Occupancy Limits By-laws in NSW may limit the number of adult residents in a lot. The limit however cannot be fewer ...

How A Winner Becomes A Loser

21 April 2017

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The NSW Supreme Court recently handed down a decision which is of interest to many management rights operators. The Case The case ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 Law Relating to Management Rights in New South Wales

14 January 2011

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This article looks at restrictions on developers setting up management rights in New South Wales, where it is estimated that ...

Assignment of Management Rights in NSW

07 April 2009

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The assignment of Management Rights is not highly regulated in New South Wales. Accordingly, you have to revert to the ...

Developers and NSW Management Rights

21 February 2012

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I continue to scratch my head and wonder why developers in New South Wales are so slow to pick up ...

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 ...

What Is “Misconduct” Under A Caretaking Agreement

23 November 2015

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Most Caretaking Agreements allow the Body Corporate to terminate the Agreement if: (a) the Manager is convicted of an indictable offence ...

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 ...

SHACKLES APPLIED TO STRATA MANAGERS

19 August 2015

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The NSW Government has introduced a Bill into Parliament that will replace the existing Strata Schemes Management Act 1996. If ...