One of the most common questions we receive is when is a lot owner an unfinancial owner for a meeting? The reason for the question is clause 23(8) in Schedule […]
Understanding what you will own and what rules apply is vital in community title schemes. Understanding community title and, if need be, a change of approach may mean the difference between a harmonious community and a disgruntled community.
I came across an article recently that spoke about reasons not to buy a property. One reason not to buy was if you did not know what strata title or […]
I’m pleased to announce Chris Kerin of Kerin Benson Lawyers has (finally) finished his book on ACT strata law. It was launched this month and is available for $49.95 + […]
An increasingly common question from lot owners and developers following the introduction of Part 10 of the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 (NSW), the part dealing with strata renewal, what […]
The NSW State government is in the midst of a review of the state’s laws relating to short term letting. Until the NW government passes new legislation in this area, […]
How long must you keep owners corporation records? And what records must be kept?
Given the predictions for it being a horrible long weekend weather wise this is a quick update on my previous blog “Wild Weather” (link below) is warranted. The NSW strata […]
NSW strata managers, owners corporations and lot owners should take note of the effect of the transitional provisions in the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015. Schedule 4, clause 14(1) has […]
The Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 brought in a new restriction on by-laws. Section 139 (1) states: “By-laws cannot be unjust. A by-law must not be harsh, unconscionable or oppressive.” […]