There are (obviously) two very different business models in the management rights and motel industries....read more
Banks like real estate. We all need somewhere to live. These largely underpinned the creation of the typical management rights business model of a home with an income....read more
Bush lawyers abound out there in strataland.
Hot on the heels of the lot entitlement review recommendations, we now have the recommendations paper in response to another of the BCCMA option papers.
There are new requirements for smoke alarms in all dwellings (being houses or units) from 1 January this year.
The longest running (and most expensive) dispute over a deck in Australia has been decided by the High Court. There are no appeals from there so we now have the definitive statement on what a body corporate’s decision-making obligations are based on.
Ordinarily, the answer would be a resounding ‘no’, but the government may have to give it a go with lot entitlements.
Do you intend to shut down operations over the Christmas and New Year period this year?
Acquiescence. Such a beautiful word. But not when it comes to by-law enforcement.
We now know who is going to be running the country for the next three years, and for those of you who took our advice to start preparing new Form 6’s from 1 July while we waited to see who got up, you can scrap that.
So after a nail-biting fortnight, Bill Shorten has conceded the election and the Coalition have been returned to Government with Malcolm Turnbull remaining at the helm (at least for the time being).
The OFT have issued a new version, effective Friday 1 July.
- Conditioning management rights assignments08 Jun
- Bullying in strata24 May
- Digital marketing – breaking geographic borders for the accommodation industry24 May
- Smoking in strata 21 Apr
- The Year of Acting Reasonably11 Dec
- Dealing with nuisance owners02 Sep
- Do you understand the legal risks in your management rights business?21 May
- Property Occupations Act furphies19 Nov
- Goodbye PAMDA….and hello Property Occupations Act (‘the POA’)21 Nov