"Strata developers, caretakers and owners – managing the people and avoiding the pitfalls"
A thought-provoking walk through Strata development issues and related Strata legislation with Jason Carlson, Director at Grace Lawyers
In the 7th episode of the Let’s Talk Strata Podcast, Jason Carlson talks about bodies corporates – from inception to the early years. Jason examines the long-lasting impact that developers have on the future of a scheme, particularly on lot owners that inherit the scheme after the “original owner control period” ends. The discussion turns to the strong need to assess the fairness and reasonableness of long-term agreements such as the Caretaking/Letting Agreement, Body Corporate Management Agreement and acknowledgement that those appointment s reflect key decisions that impact on the future financial and property management of the scheme.
Jason delves into the responsibilities and obligations that the Body Corporate Legislation imposes on developers, delivering salient tips and practical advice to lot owners on the following matters:
In concluding that Strata litigation is an emotional business, Jason outlines the benefits and importance of third p experts such as a mediator or lawyer to assist in resolving disputes and “walking the path to compromise”.
Jason Carlson contact details:
P: 07 3102 4120
Listen to the 7th episode of the Let’s Talk Strata Podcast: