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When can strata levies be charged (Western Australia)?

Posted on October 22, 2013 by | 0 Comments
What must happen before a levy is raised? The Strata Titles Act (WA) says that the strata corporation has to pass (at a General Meeting) the amounts and due dates of levies before they can be charged to owners. If the levy has not been passed at a general meeting, the strata corporation is not permitted to raise any levies past the last date of approval at a general meeting. Levies are only due and...

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Trio arrested over $6M property fraud

Posted on October 14, 2013 by | 0 Comments
Three men have been charged over a property fraud in Western Australia that saw them allegedly steal over $6 million. The Major Fraud Squad has reported that a 70 year-old York man and a 43 year-old south Perth man have each been arrested for six counts of causing detriment to a person by fraud. Another 45 year-old York man has also been charged with four counts. The charges relate to the sale of six rural...

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Inquiry rates for granny flats soar in WA

Posted on September 17, 2013 by | 0 Comments
INQUIRY rates for granny flats have soared this year and they’re not all planned as a home for older relatives. Specialist builders say there has been “a substantial increase” in the number of people asking about ancillary accommodation or “granny flats’’ since the State Government announced in March it would change legislation to allow the flats to be rented to non-relatives. Investment experts said the legislation changes, gazetted on August 2, would be a “game...

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