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Letters of Demand - Don’t sweep it under the carpet
Renee Cassidy, Whitbread Insurance Brokers
When it comes to letters of demand, take it from us - no matter how far-fetched the claim seems, whether you believe it happened or not, never ignore it!
Andrew Suttie of Nicholsons Solicitors,
a member of the Hunt and Hunt legal group.
Private short term letting in residential apartments is becoming more prevalent. What impact does it have on body corporates & what power do they have to stop it?
The Pitfalls of Engaging an inexperienced Strata Inspector
Paul Mulligan, Find Our Home
Before you organise a strata report, do some research into the background of the strata inspection company. Choosing an inexperienced, uninsured strata inspector could cost you $10,000’s to $100,000 of dollars.
Proposal for NSW Developers to pay a Bond for defects in new Residential Apartments
Pierrette Khoury, Turnbull Bowles Lawyers
State Government is seeking to implement a 2 percent NSW developers defects bond on new apartment blocks. The idea behind the bond is to act as a security fund to ensure building defects can be fixed by developers.
VIC: Common Property Leases and Licences – Legal Checklist
Nicole Wilde, Tisher Liner FC Law
In order to validly grant common property leases, the Owners Corporation must pass a special resolution. Have you thought about all the items which need to be considered?
NSW: Can Owners Corporations really hide files to cover up serious issues in the building?
Paula Byrnes, Metropolitan Strata Reports
I did an inspection of an apartment building on the Northern Beaches. Looking at it from the outside, it can only be described as bespoke and luxurious … ah, but never judge a book by its cover!!
QLD: Another failed attempt to terminate a management rights agreement
Frank Higginson, Hynes Legal
To terminate a management rights agreement the conduct complained of must be relatively serious. Bring termination proceedings for minor or technical matters at your own peril.
News.com.au CONSOLIDATING to sell: It’s when good neighbours become instant millionaires. A group of nine homeowners in a quiet suburban street on Sydney’s north shore have pocketed an average of $7.3 million each after joining forces to sell up.