NDIS HOUSING

NDIS HOUSING

A new market is emerging for innovative property managers. Government will support those with a disability to rent custom made accessible apartments. It however will require high standards of asset management and good cooperative skills. Why should a property manager...

THE KING OF THE STRATA JUNGLE

If the lion is the king of the jungle, this week the dog is the king of strata. The Court of Appeal in Cooper v The Owners – Strata Plan No 58068 [2020] NSWCA 250 held this week that by-laws cannot outlaw pets. The decision of the Court of Appeal this week was a win...
THE MARRIAGE CONTRACT

THE MARRIAGE CONTRACT

I often joke that the problem with the marriage contract is that it doesn’t come with a cooling off period. What we all forget in the romance of the moment, is that marriage did not emerge as a religious festival, it was embedded in contract law. Whilst watching my...
GETTING RID OF YOUR STRATA MANAGER

GETTING RID OF YOUR STRATA MANAGER

All of us can empathise with an owner’s corporation (OC) that wants to rid themselves of a poorly performing manager. We can even understand the need for an OC to split with a manager where the relationship has just broken-down. What should not be accepted is the...