In more good news for non-smokers, the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal made orders on 11 October 2022 preventing lot owners from smoking on the balcony of their lot or anywhere within their lot that would cause smoke, fumes or odour from the tabaco to drift into another lot.
Whether or not by-laws empowering the owners corporation to recover costs were valid has been asked, and answered, in two recent cases. In both cases the by-laws were held to be invalid.
What to do about parking, noise and nuisance behaviours
In this video I share some tips and traps in relation to the use of pre-meeting electronic voting.
Legal advice should be seen as enabling an informed decision: it should ensure you know what rights you have, what you are signing highlight the risks and suggest alternatives.
Whether or not a strata scheme can raise a levy that is not in accordance with the unit entitlements for a scheme is a question that pops up constantly. In this blog we discuss the issue and a potential alternative.
One of the most common types of requests in a strata scheme is for a lot owner to do work to their lot. In this session we are talking about types of approval required for works to your lot. There are three types of approvals which we discuss.
Summary In this podcast we talk about Angus and the changes brought about by the Cooper decision of the NSW Court of Appeal and later legislative changes that make it […]
Most strata and community title matters require mediation to be held or attempted before an order can be sought at NCAT. Here are some thoughts about mediating including outlining the process and some tips.
I was inspired by a dive when on holidays as to how similar traits are required in dive buddies (or dive guides) and strata lawyers and my thoughts are in […]