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What Liabilities are you Purchasing When Buying a Property Affected by an Owners Corporation
Residential
Wednesday August 23 2017

What Liabilities are you Purchasing When Buying a Property Affected by an Owners Corporation

When purchasing a property affected by an owners corporation, purchasers often assume that they are only liable for what lies within the internal walls of the...

Queensland Calls for Feedback on Strata Law Overhaul
Strata
Wednesday February 22 2017

Queensland Calls for Feedback on Strata Law Overhaul

Restrictive laws which require 100 per cent agreement before strata schemes can be terminated could be amended and new powers could be granted to owners corporations...

Further Construction Industry Regulation Changes on Their Way
Business
Monday January 30 2017

Further Construction Industry Regulation Changes on Their Way

Last year, a number of key changes were enacted in Victoria in respect of the law and practice in the building and construction industry.

Strata Managers Face Shake Up
Strata
Thursday October 13 2016

Strata Managers Face Shake Up

The strata management industry is in for a significant shake up with the “once-in-a-generation” changes to strata laws being introduced on November 30, 2016.

Blurred Lines: Real Estate vs. Strata
Strata
Monday August 1 2016

Blurred Lines: Real Estate vs. Strata

Given that owners corporations in their early days were largely managed out of real estate offices, any suggestion that real estate agents should keep their noses...

Owners Corporation Fails to Stop Short Stay
Strata
Monday July 25 2016

Owners Corporation Fails to Stop Short Stay

An owners corporation in Victoria has failed in its bid to prevent individual apartment owners from letting their apartments out under short stay arrangements after the...

Where Do the Inspectors Come From?
Strata
Thursday July 14 2016

Where Do the Inspectors Come From?

There’s now a new date for the implementation of the much touted reforms to the NSW strata legislation. Instead of July 1, the 90 amendments to...

Does Australia’s Strata Sector Lack Accountability?
Strata
Friday July 8 2016

Does Australia’s Strata Sector Lack Accountability?

Of all of the negative stories about strata managers, those involving clients of Jason Christopher Hext of Strata Management probably create the most cause to be...

Victorian Owners Corporation Managers Running Amok
Strata
Friday May 27 2016

Victorian Owners Corporation Managers Running Amok

The vast majority of Victorians and indeed Australians who own property in multi-residential settings as part of an owners corporation (OC) would expect their owners corporation...