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The management rights industry is a victim of its own success!

by Robert Collins 04th September, 2018

I became involved in management rights when I moved to Brisbane in 2003, after living and working as an expatriate for eighteen years.    It was a quite shock to come back to my home country after [...]

Management rights and the role of the onsite manager

by Trish Riley 03rd September, 2018

Onsite Management   Operating successfully for more than 40 years, management rights or onsite management provides an effective way for the diversity of long-stay and short-stay strata or community [...]

TheOnsiteManager impressed by AccomProperties Innovation

by Amanda Clarke 29th August, 2018

TheOnsiteManager is apparently so impressed by AccomProperties that it blogged about us!   In the words of Michelle Obama, “when they go low, we go high”.   AccomProperties is an [...]

Concerns rising over the full cost of combustible cladding

by Frank Higginson 28th August, 2018

Building owners who don’t know whether the cladding on their building is combustible (or to use the less scary word, non-conforming) are soon going to be forced to find out.   The issue over what [...]

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly gather at ARAMA event

17th August, 2018

Resort News attended the 2018 Australian Resident Accommodation Managers Association (ARAMA) industry expo events held in Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast during July. This popular annual event brought [...]

Partnerships and syndicates explained

by Mike Phipps 18th July, 2018

Over the past 20 years, I’ve probably spent more time talking about, writing about and verbally explaining management rights partnership finance than just about any other single issue in the industry. [...]

The rules have changed.. game on! Maybe?

by Mike Phipps 27th June, 2018

I was once told that the definition of a consultant is someone who steals your watch and then asks you the time.   I have also heard that a good accountant, when asked the total of 2 + 2 will reply [...]

New short-term holiday letting regulations for NSW

by Col Myers 27th June, 2018

The NSW government has announced a new a regulatory framework to govern the short-term holiday letting industry.   Short-term holiday letting has rapidly expanded in recent years due to the growth of [...]

Know the cost

by Andrew Morgan 07th June, 2018

Hopefully we all love or enjoy what we do for a living; however, we do not do it for the sport.   A business must produce a profit to survive. Knowing how or what is needed to achieve a profit is a [...]

Management rights versus motels

by Frank Higginson 01st May, 2018

There are (obviously) two very different business models in the management rights and motel industries...   While everyone seems to write about one or the other, we thought that it would be interesting [...]