Legal Ease

Protection of forward bookings - some practical advice

Martin-Punch-11 4 300x225This article deals with a subject that regularly crops up at ARAMA forums. A manager in a holiday letting complex can be in a difficult situation if an owner of a unit in the letting pool sells the unit to a buyer who for some reason does not want the unit to remain in the letting pool.

Watergate – the complete story

CourtofAppealA number of articles in a variety of publications have covered the recent decision of the Victorian Court of Appeal involving the use of class 2 buildings for short term accommodation. Most of the articles, including those written by me, have been relatively brief, focussing on the points that are critical to our industry.

We’re From the Government and We’re Here to Help

AN59-4-MGT-Legal Ease 300x252The Queensland government, having conducted a major review of the PAMDA legislation has now introduced a bill (Property Occupations Bill 2013) that will replace the provisions of PAMDA that regulate agents dealing with real estate.

Let’s not kill the goose!

Room Keys MotelIt would be an understatement to say that management rights has been one of the most successful businesses in Australia over the past 2 or 3 decades.

Letting Agency Issues

AN55-4-MGT-Legal-EaseIt is good to see that recently ARAMA has concentrated on reinvigorating the management rights arrangements for all existing managers who are members by holding workshops to cover particularly the onsite manager's letting agency.

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