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airbnb & Strata Laws

POLL: Airbnb and Strata in Your Building

The LookUpStrata Community
Last week we ran a poll about short term letting asking whether short term lets were happening in your apartment building. Here are the results and how they compare to the same poll taken in October 2015.

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nsw tech in strata

NSW: The Use of Technology in Strata Meetings

Madison Marcus Law Firm
The amendments, scheduled to being 30 November 2016, have been designed to benefit owners and increase participation in member meetings and voting ballots by allowing the use of technological platforms to conduct business.
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Did you know......

There is just 118 days until the NSW reforms kick in!
Thank you David Leary, Leary & Partners for providing this quick snapshot of upcoming changes. 

News of the Week

Copy security access keys

Swipe Key Scam

A Current Affair
After being tipped off to a money-making racket putting families at risk, A Current Affair reporter Steve Marshall was hot on the trail. What followed was an insane bolt to expose the man who has been copying card keys in a shopping centre food court.

We sent out a Media Alert to watch this story on A Current Affair last night. If you missed the segment, catch up here to see how easy it is to breach security in your building.


Reality of Strata - E3

'Finance Off the Plan' - E3 Strata 101: From Buying off the Plan to Your First Strata Meeting

Michael Teys, Block Lawyers
In this episode Michael discusses the practicality of financing for off the plan purchases.

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NSW reforms

7 key changes under the NSW strata reforms launching 30 November 2016

Inger Brettle, Premium Strata
To help you absorb the key changes, we have written this to-the-point pocket guide to the legislative changes.

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Directory Listings

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Whitbread Insurance Brokers
Empower Your Vision

Lawyers Chambers on Riley

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Breaking News

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Block viewers can crowd fund their favourite apartment Property Observer

Is Airbnb Destroying Strata Living? Sourceable

Apartment building to fall 50 per cent by 2020, report claims  Domain

NSW: Legal Professional Privilege: Disputes Between Owners Corporations and Lot Owners Lawyers Chambers

QLD: Over 1000 Units To Pour Into Nerang, Traffic Concerns Mount The Urban Developer

VIC: Where and what type of apartments performed the best in Melbourne’s property market Domain

More Lacrosse Building Practitioners to Face Disciplinary Action Victorian Building Authority

Featured Event

WIS Event

Boost your productivity with a breakfast at Macquarie Bank

Women In Strata + Macquarie Bank
On Friday 9 September start the day with Ash Roy of Productive Insights as he shares his tips, tricks and actionable strategies to help you get the most out of every single day.

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Aug 9
NSW: City of Sydney Strata Skills 101 – Green Square Strata Basics Seminar

Aug 16
SCA (WA): The Role of the Council

Aug 19
SCA (WA): Smoke Drift in Strata Housing

Aug 23
NSW: City of Sydney Strata Skills 101 – From Meeting to Minutes: Why good governance matters

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