In the modern workplace it has become increasingly common practice that a majority of your interactions with clients or staff will not be face-to-face, therefore virtual meetings and teleconferences are […]
Strata meetings provide a forum for lot owners to voice their concerns and opinions and to have input in important decisions regarding the strata plan. There will undoubtedly be occasions in which a lot owner is unable to physically attend a meeting to exercise these rights, which is where the use of a voting proxy may be beneficial.
What do animals and hard surface flooring in strata schemes have in common? Well, to start they can be divisive. In a strata law context by-laws regulating both subjects have […]
Across Australia the growth of strata title buildings is continuing. Over the Christmas break NSW residents would have looked on in horror at the structural defect concerns raised at the […]
As most strata owners and occupiers in NSW would know legislative changes require certain windows to be fitted with window safety devices by 13 March 2018. The purpose of the […]
In response to the fires in Greenfell Tower in 2017 and in the Lacrosse Building fire in Melbourne in 2014 and concerns over combustible cladding on buildings the NSW government […]
The simple answer is that it depends on the type of work you would like to do and what by-laws apply to your scheme. The 2015 reforms brought in a […]
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 […]