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NSW Management Rights

Shortcutting the Assignment Process

Different States have different requirements when it comes to obtaining Body Corporate consent to the assignment of Building Management Agreements and Letting Agreements. Obviously, an approval at Committee level will be dealt with much quicker than an approval...Read More

Update on Pets in NSW Strata Buildings

Fundamentals • An owners corporation in NSW cannot stop an occupier from having a pet in their unit, as long as it does not disturb other residents; • However, tenants need permission from their landlord to own a pet. A landlord can refuse to allow a tenant to have a...Read More

NSW Real Estate Licensing and Building Managers in NSW

REAL ESTATE LICENSING AND BUILDING MANAGERS IN NSW As you would be aware, there is no licence required to carry out Caretaking duties, but you do need a real estate agent licence to sell, lease or manage real estate on behalf of owners. Since late 2021, there are now...Read More

COVID-19 Measures for Strata and Community Schemes Extended

NSW COVID-19 MEASURES FOR STRATA AND COMMUNITY SCHEMES EXTENDED The NSW Department of Fair Trading has recently announced that the State Government has extended its temporary COVID-19 emergency measures for strata and community schemes to 29 September 2022. This means...Read More

Update on Caretaking Agreements in NSW Community Title

What is Community Title? I recently wrote an article that explained the difference between community title and strata title in NSW. To recap, a good example of a community title is a gated community estate where there may be say 20 houses, each separated by boundaries...Read More