28 JULY 2021 Executive Officer at Owners Corporation Network, Karen Stiles said the tool will take the guesswork out of buying an apartment in NSW. "The last thing prospective owners need is to spend their life savings buying into a problematic building, but in the past consumers have had to rely on the developer's word that the property is a safe and sound investment," Ms Stiles said. "This tool will give [...]
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29 JULY 2021 Home builders will get a rating of one to five stars based on how shonky their work is, in a move aimed at restoring confidence in Sydney’s new builds and leaving dodgy developers “nowhere to hide”. Minister for Better Regulation Kevin Anderson said the new ratings system would end the days of people moving into defective apartments. Owners Corporation Network executive officer Karen Stiles said the move would [...]
21 JULY 2021 OCN made a short submission calling for the same standard of conduct to apply to Conveyancers as applies to Lawyers. The current regulatory framework lacks the rigour to ensure appropriate protections for consumers. > Download PDF
16 JULY 2021 OCN wrote to the NSW Minister for Better Regulation, Kevin Anderson, requesting urgent support for strata schemes to avoid the spread of COVID-19. The new Delta variant is highly transmissable, and schemes urgently need guidance to assist in the regulation of their common property. >Download PDF
6 APRIL 2021 OCN has made a substantive submission to the 5 year review. >Download PDF