Strata Management News

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Eye on the prize

(24/03/2020)
When the REINSW Awards for Excellence was launched, it was the only real estate awards program in New South Wales. Today, it’s one of many. So what then makes the REINSW program different? And why should you enter in 2020?

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Industry Reforms and RTA changes effective today

(23/03/2020)
REINSW is pleased to announce that the property industry reforms and changes to the residential tenancies legislation are effective today, 23 March 2020.

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RTA in Focus: Rent Increases

(23/03/2020)
Landlords can now only increase the rent once in any 12-month period in the case of periodic agreements.

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Weekly Market Wrap 20/03

(20/03/2020)
In this week’s Market Wrap - emergency interest rate cut due to coronavirus concerns, Industry Reforms and RTA changes go live on 23 March and submissions for the REINSW Awards open next Friday.

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RTA in Focus: Disclosure obligations for strata properties

(20/03/2020)
New disclosures must be made to tenants, prior to entering into a residential tenancy agreement, where the property they are renting is in a strata scheme.

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RTA in Focus: Minor Changes

(19/03/2020)
Tenants will be able to make certain listed prescribed minor changes to the premises and the landlord is not able to unreasonably withhold consent.

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RTA in Focus: Publication of Photos and Videos

(17/03/2020)
There’s no doubt that up-to-date photos or a video highlighting a property’s features can be the difference between a successful marketing campaign or one that falls flat. But what if there are tenants in the property when it comes up for sale or re-

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Apartment Owners Ask: Do we still need to hold meetings in person?

(16/03/2020)
MEDIA RELEASE: The owners and managers of apartment buildings across the nation are demanding to know whether they are still required to have face-to-face body corporate meetings.

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RTA in Focus: Fit For Habitation

(13/03/2020)
All residential rental properties will be required to meet new prescribed minimum standards to ensure they are fit for habitation.

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Weekly Market Wrap 13/03

(13/03/2020)
In this week’s Market Wrap - Coronavirus, Auction markets dipped this week, Novice Auctioneers Competition and REINSW Awards for Excellence.

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Strata Management Made Easier With a Common Property Memorandum

(12/03/2020)
Adopting a Common Property Memorandum (CPM) can deliver several benefits for owners corporations and strata managers but what exactly is it and what’s involved in putting one in place?

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RTA in Focus: Break Fee

(11/03/2020)
A break fee, calculated on a prescribed cascading scale, will now be a mandatory term of all fixed term agreements of less than three years.

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Weekly Market Wrap 06/03

(6/03/2020)
In this week’s Market Wrap - Interest rate cut brings welcome relief, Sydney housing values rebounded in February, Auction markets go from strength to strength.

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When strata schemes have problem neighbours

(4/03/2020)
As a strata manager, you not only interact with your owners corporation, but also with owners of adjacent and adjoining buildings.

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IN FOCUS: Recognition of Prior Learning course

(28/02/2020)
After almost two years of preparation, we’re ready and excited to implement the landmark training reforms in the coming weeks.

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Weekly Market Wrap 28/02

(28/02/2020)
In this week’s Market Wrap - Auction markets go from strength to strength, RTA in Focus, WIRE: 20% off tickets - early bird special ends at Midnight and RISE 2020 – supporting good mental health in the real estate industry.

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Why RealtyProtect hits home for distributors like Aaron

(27/02/2020)
Meet Aaron Tao, a RealtyProtect distributor and property manager. Find out how he uses the RealtyProtect product to tell his own story and values.

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RTA in Focus: Prescribed material facts

(26/02/2020)
Drug activity, strata repairs and external combustible cladding have been added to the list of prescribed material facts a landlord or their agent are required to disclose to potential tenants.

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How to make strata meetings successful

(18/02/2020)
How do you make strata meetings compliant with industry legislation? What should a successful strata manager consider when preparing for and holding strata meetings?

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IN FOCUS: Recognition of Prior Learning course

(5/02/2020)
After almost two years of preparation, we’re ready and excited to implement the landmark training reforms in the coming weeks.

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