Understanding
Company Title

For both shareholders and board members of a company title building, it is important for you to understand your rights and obligations. A failure to understand these matters may result in disputes arising within the building, as well as costly and timely legal action to resolve these disputes. Obligations differ between each building, increasing the need for all members to ensure they understand what is involved.

Our popular ebook, Understanding Company Title, is now up to its Fourth Edition and includes:

  • The basics of Company Title, including house rules and common property,
  • Things you should know about buying and selling shares in a Company Title building,
  • Governance and Management, the board and running a good general meeting,
  • The obligations of directors, and maintaining company records,
  • Rights, duties and disputes,
  • And much more…

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Are Pets Allowed In Company Title Buildings?

Are Pets Allowed In Company Title Buildings?

Many Company Title Buildings have a complete prohibition on pets which can either be found in the House Rules or Articles of Association of the Company. There has been a recent change in community standards in respect of pets. Accordingly, there has been a genuine...

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Your Obligations When Selling A Company Title Unit

Your Obligations When Selling A Company Title Unit

Are you thinking of selling your unit contained in a Company Title Building? There are a slightly different set of disclosure requirements imposed on vendors when selling a Company Title unit. The first thing to remember is that, you are selling the ‘eligible shares’...

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Proper Procedures For Company Title Board Meetings

Proper Procedures For Company Title Board Meetings

Company title companies are corporations for the purposes of the Corporations Act 2001. The Corporations Act sets out a number of requirements regarding the governance of corporations in Australia. Some of these requirements include regard to meeting procedure....

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What is a Company Title?

What is a Company Title?

Company title is a category of land ownership whereby a company has title to the land and owns the units on that land. Shareholders who have shares in the company have exclusive use and occupation of their flat in accordance with The Company’s Constitution. Therefore,...

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Stamp Duty and Converting Company Title To Strata Title

Stamp Duty and Converting Company Title To Strata Title

If you plan to convert company title to strata title, do you have evidence of paying stamp duty on your company title? Conveyances, the sale of property, is subject to conveyance stamp duty. It is often one of the largest costs associated with the purchase of a...

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What Does License To Occupy Mean For Company Titles?

What Does License To Occupy Mean For Company Titles?

When a company title member lets their unit to a tenant, there is no legal relationship between the tenant and the company. This means the company must rely on the tenant to enforce house rules on their tenant and means the company has no power to limit sub-letting or...

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How To Enforce Company Title Renovations Policies

How To Enforce Company Title Renovations Policies

Managing a company title building's renovations to ensure they are safe and non-disruptive is essential to members' enjoyment of the building. In addition, directors who do not take steps to ensure that work is carried out by appropriately qualified and licensed...

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