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Myanmar: Condo Law sent back to the drawing board

Weaknesses in the recently completed draft Condominium Law need to be addressed before it can be promulgated, according to officials from the Department of Human Settlement and Housing Department (DHSHD).   Read more…….

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Myanmar: Condominiums not covered by Condo Law

Nearly all of Yangon’s recently constructed “condominiums” may not quality as condominiums under the draft Condominium Law, according to Yangon City Development Committee engineering deputy director U Nay Win.    Read more……..

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Condominium developers tapped for gov’t socialized housing program (Philippines)

Condominium developers are being tapped to help in the government’s Urban Development and Housing Program by requiring them to allot at least five percent of their real estate for socialized housing.       Read more……..

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Singapore: Change legislation to prevent management corporations from abusing power

I hope there will be practical, proactive improvements to the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act to make management corporations accountable for the power given to them (“Subsidiary proprietors encouraged to attend AGMs in person”; May 12).     Read more……..

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(Singapore) Limits on spending can protect interest of condo owners

I refer to the Voices letters about the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act. The current Act has indeed provided adequate and clear guidelines for condominium owners in areas such as management disclosure about matters of finance, work orders, et

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Issues of governance, compliance and disclosure with condo management law (Singapore)

I find the current Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act inadequate in protecting the interests of subsidiary proprietors in areas of governance, compliance and disclosure, except for basic statutory compliances   Read more……..

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Singapore: Impractical to force condo owners to attend AGMs

It is correct that important issues are decided at the annual general meeting (AGM), where decisions made will impinge on the management and maintenance of the common property and, ultimately, the estate’s value.    Read more…….

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Love your neighbours, strata wise (Malaysia)

IF you walk into a property showroom today and decided to invest and make a purchase, it is very likely you will be buying yourself a ticket into an experience in “Strata Living”.    Read more……….

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Malaysia: Condo management agents may need to undergo training: BCA

Managing agents (MAs) for condominiums may soon be required to undergo training in a move to raise the bar in the industry, a senior Building and Construction Authority (BCA) official said on Thursday.     Read more……….

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Oceania Owners ‘Busting Our Ass’ On Turnaround (Bahamas)

A LEADING homeowner at Exuma’s controversy-torn Oceania Heights project yesterday expressed disappointment that just 27 per cent of property owners had to-date paid their 2014 maintenance fees, telling Tribune Business he and several others were “busting our ass to turn

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Condominium management chairman charged with CBT amounting to RM320,000 (Kuala Lampur)

A condominium management chairman claimed trial before a Sessions Court here to misappropriating more than RM320,000 in company funds.  Read more…….

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Bermuda: Boaz Island Village condo owners challenged over unpaid fees

Tenants of a condominium complex in Sandys who have failed to pay their condo fees have been told to cough up the money — or consider selling their homes    Read more………

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Homeowners ‘Freaked Out’ By Receiver’s Orchid Bay Takeover (Bahamas)

Bewildered homeowners at a major Abaco resort/marina development yesterday told Tribune Business they were “a bit freaked out” after a team from Grant Thornton (Bahamas), backed by police officers, took over the site and removed the long-standing property managers.  

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Ukraine: Members of homeowner associations and housing construction cooperatives asking to settle granting of benefits for house maintenance

Members of homeowner associations and housing construction cooperatives have asked the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to pass a draft cabinet resolution on the provision of benefits and subsidies to the associations and cooperatives to refund expenses on house and

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