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The podcast for strata property owners
I am very pleased to announce the launch of “Your Strata Property”: my podcast for property owners looking for reliable, accurate and bite-sized information about strata and community living. Episodes can be accessed here. Subscribe to the Your Strata Property mailing list to have new episodes delivered straight to your inbox.Read more
NCAT confirms: appeals from adjudicator are to single Tribunal Member
There has been some confusion since the commencement of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015: are appeals from an adjudicator’s order made under the old Act heard by a single Tribunal member (ie: an “external appeal”), or are they heard by the Tribunal’s Appeal Panel (ie: “an internal appeal”), on which sit three Tribunal members. […]
May 30th, 2017
Budget 2017-18: Crackdown on Foreign Investors
If you weren’t intently waiting for the budget to be handed down on 9 May 2017 (thrilling, I know) – you may have missed some new measures that are aimed at reducing the pressures of housing affordability, namely limiting foreign ownership in new developments, changing tax concessions for foreign investors and charging foreign investors who […]
May 30th, 2017
Balustrades and BCA requirements – when repair becomes upgrade
In Lipscher and Ors v The Owners – Strata Plan No 30995  NSWCATCD 2 (5 January 2017) three lot owners successfully challenged an owners corporation’s decision to replace balcony balustrades at the property. The decision to replace the balustrades was made via an ordinary resolution in a general meeting. The lot owners complained that a special […]
April 28th, 2017