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DISPUTE RESOLUTION

DISPUTE RESOLUTION: 6 TIPS FOR CONFLICT MANAGEMENT

Living in a strata community title scheme is a wonderful thing as you have a ready-made community yet it is…

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A Glimmer of hope Owner's Loss

A GLIMMER OF HOPE OWNER’S LOSS OF RENT CLAIM TIME BARRED

The rainfall New South Wales has experienced over the last 18 months has led to an increase in the number…

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Can a Lot Owner Nominate Themselves for Election

Can a Lot Owner Nominate Themselves for Election as a Member of the Strata Committee?

This question is answered in section 31 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 which provides as follows: 31   Persons who are…

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NCAT Invalidates No Cooking By-Law

EAT AND BE MERRY -NCAT INVALIDATES NO COOKING BY-LAW

IntroductionCan a by-law prohibit the cooking of food, including toasting bread in a lot? The answer is “no” according to…

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Pet Disputes

PET DISPUTES: AN ANIMAL IS MORE THAN ONE ANIMAL

Bruce v The Owners – Strata Plan No. 98803 [2022] NSWCATCD 83 The recent decision in Bruce v The Owners Strata Plan…

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Encroaching Walls

ENCROACHING WALLS – WHAT CAN YOU DO?

The recent decision in Hickey v The Owners Strata Plan 78825 [2022] NSWLEC 135 gave consideration to the characterisation of the Encroaching…

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New rules for Strata Agents

New rules for Strata Agents & Residential Property Agents

Updated Rules for Strata and Residential Property Managers Updated rules for strata managing agents and real estate agents including assistant…

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5 Common Building Defects

5 Common Building Defects All Property Owners Should Be Aware Of

Whether your building is high-rise, low-rise, commercial or residential, chances are that it has faced some kind of building defect….

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