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10 points to consider when participating in a strata renewal process

By |2018-10-29T14:12:05+10:00November 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

A novel set of provisions - the strata renewal process From 30 November 2016, Part 10 of the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 (“the Act”) commenced and allows for a “collective sale” or “redevelopment” of an entire strata scheme, despite considerable concerns expressed by various representative groups. The provisions aim to wind up and terminate [...]

Keep calm: e-Conveyancing is coming…

By |2018-10-29T14:12:12+10:00June 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

For the past 150 years when completing a property settlement, it has been necessary for lawyers and banks to physically meet up to check and swap documents and cheques so that settlement can occur. Upon settlement, the purchaser becomes the new owner of the land and assumes the legal rights of the title of that [...]

Strata Law Reforms

By |2018-10-29T14:12:12+10:00April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

After some period of public consultation, reforms to the laws governing the management and development of strata schemes in NSW have now come into force. Most provisions of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 and the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 have now commenced. The new pieces of legislation set out comprehensive reforms of NSW [...]

Swimming Pools – New Compliance Laws

By |2018-10-29T14:12:13+10:00February 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Across Australia, thousands of homes have backyard swimming pools. With drowning being a leading cause of preventable death in young children, swimming pool safety is an important issue for the community. New compliance laws came into effect in NSW in April 2016, requiring that any property with a swimming pool now needs a certificate of [...]

Do you own and live in a Strata Scheme? Three basic responsibilities of owner occupiers explained.

By |2018-10-29T14:12:13+10:00January 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Every owner and occupier of a strata title unit in NSW has basic responsibilities that relate to their ownership and occupation of their apartments under the new strata legislation. These include: A requirement to comply with by-laws. By-laws are a set of rules that govern the management of occupants within the strata scheme. They can [...]