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How can five terrace homes be freehold with no BC?

Discussion in 'Development' started by wylie, 19th May, 2016.

  1. wylie

    wylie Moderator Staff Member

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  2. Aaron Sice

    Aaron Sice Well-Known Member

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    If there's no common property there's no third party needed to manage it.

    In WA this would be 'Five Single Dwellings', not 'Five Grouped Dwellings', for example.
     
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    Propertunity Exclusive Real Estate Buyers Agent Business Member

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    They are each sitting on their own block of land, each with their own title. The only thing common would be a party wall (fire wall) between each.
     
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    as Aaron mentioned no common property so no need for strata, everyone is responsible for their own property like a regular house on land, these houses just happen to have parapet walls joining them
     
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    If they're what we call green title in perth (I think you guys call it something else) then it would not even share a fire wall and would effectively have the full requirements for fire safety/protection within each property. this is mainly for future proofing, eg if one is demolished in rhe future
     
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    So if four townhouses have a shared driveway, could this still happen? Could the driveway be called an "easement" and then we avoid the whole BC shebang?
     
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    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    It would be a right of way not an easement.
     
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    I'm not completely sure how it works in QLD, but in NSW we can set it up as a no common property strata scheme. it can be with an easement for support over the shared dividing walls, or a statement noting they are seperate. Right of Way for access, separate services etc. you are therefore responsible for your own structures etc etc. your lot may also be limited in height and depth. there still are by-laws
    and i still thought you needed to establish a committee.
    or there is a Community Title (Neighbourhood Scheme) together with a management statement.
     

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  9. RPI

    RPI Property Lawyer, Town Planner Business Member

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    up to 2 rear lots can share a driveway and no body corporate