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In Defence of Managing Agents

By Jennifer Paddock

Managing Agent.

Now there’s a job I don’t want to do again.


It’s (insert expletive here) hard!

It’s a job that requires a person to wear numerous hats: accountant, facilities manager, lawyer, psychologist and policeman to name a few. 705 more words


Can the Trustees Disconnect My Electricity?

Carryn Durham, who manages the Paddocks Consulting Team, is a featured property-law expert on Property24. She recently answered a reader question about whether the trustees of a body corporate are entitled to disconnect electricity due to arrear levies. 876 more words


No Matter

No matter how much preparation I have done for the onset of the snow season, the first significant accumulation seems to always burst on the scene when I still have too much to do. 539 more words

Wintervale Ranch

22 Oct - Wordless Wednesday

A Wordless Wednesday: take and post a picture of the fallen leaves outside.

It’s currently the last month of spring before we head into Summer, here in ‘Straya, so the closes thing I have to fallen leaves is this…

Writing Challenge

A Great Idea: Pre-purchase Reports for Sectional Title Properties

By Jennifer Paddock

As many of you know, I spent a few years living in Australia and working in Strata (Sectional) Title there.

In Australia, when a person is looking to buy a strata property, it’s considered standard procedure for the prospective buyer to obtain a ‘pre-purchase report’. 466 more words