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Why we will never achieve value certainty

by Peter Spranklin 12th November, 2018

An endless challenge for the legal profession is to deliver ‘certainty’ for a client. As somebody who spent time working in an accountant’s office prior to undertaking a legal career, I have [...]

The Gold Coast property market: a cautious confidence prevails

by Trish Riley - Resort News Editor 17th October, 2018

Depending on who you speak to, the Gold Coast property market may be slowing after the beat up of the Commonwealth Games, declining in line with the rest of the country or stoically holding its own – a trend [...]

Bold moves bring big rewards

by Trish Riley 17th October, 2018

Taking a leap of faith to take on the management of Park View North Lakes in May this year was just the first of a number of bold and gutsy decisions that Joel and Nadine Leibinger have made in order to pursue [...]

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 [...]