Roundup: When the strata manager took his teeth out

Roundup: When the strata manager took his teeth out

A bumper set  of Forum links this week signals an uptick in interest in all things strata – and reminds that there are so many people out there who don’t know – or don’t want to know – the rights and wrongs of strata living. A friend who is a very successful and highly regarded […]

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Are these the most hated people in strata?

Are these the most hated people in strata?

  If there are two groups in strata who cop the most grief from residents, it would have to be strata managers and rental agents. In the case of the former, many complaints stem from neither party fully  understanding their roles or expectations. They can range from strata managers being merely levy collectors and bill […]

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Pressure tells as time runs out on holiday lets

Pressure tells as time runs out on holiday lets

With the government ducking its promised announcement this week on new laws on short term holiday rentals, it may be that they think there may be more of a backlash than they had imagined. Could it be that your response to the call to arms from the Owners Corporation Network made them stop and think […]

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Clear signs the Airbnb battle has been lost

Clear signs the Airbnb battle has been lost

  Airbnb Used by more than a million people in New South Wales every year, Airbnb bizarrely operates completely unregulated.#9News | http://9News.com.au Posted by 9 News Sydney on Tuesday, 15 May 2018   It looks very much like the NSW government is going to cave in to Airbnb bullies and follow the Victorian legislators down […]

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Roundup: No deaths in new Dubai cladding fire

Roundup: No deaths in new Dubai cladding fire

Another fire in a flammable aluminium clad building in Dubai reminds us that our politicians are still running around trying to look busy while ignoring the simple facts. The latest fire spread to 15 floors in the Zen apartment building in Dubai’s Marina development.  There have been no reports of any deaths although there was […]

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