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Real Estate & Strata Living

According to Australian Bureau of Statistics (http://abs.gov.au) in 2011 (census data can be found here: http://www.censusdata.abs.gov.au/census_services/getproduct/census/2011/quickstat/0?opendocument&navpos=220), there were around 2.8 million people who lived in a flat, apartment or unit, which can be classified as "strata living". This number can be a bit higher at the moment, but still represents more than 10% of the population.
Strata living rules (http://www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/Tenants_and_home_owners/Strata_schemes.html) that supposed to make communal living of people in NSW more streamlined and easier and to help resolve problems if required, in fact leave a lot of space for corruption, various issues, including loss of property value, defects, conflicts and confusion. However it would be short-sighted to just review the strata living rules in isolation from the way people tend to live here, from Australian laws and enforcement and the reality of implementing…

Sony Xperia Z - Xperia Transfer

Have found this flyer at the Telstra store just near the entrance where new Sony Xperia Z is displayed:


Awesome selling! You should be able to migrate you content, such as Contacts, Calendar, Notes, Bookmarks, Messages (SMS and MMS), Photos, Videos from camera roll, Music, Voice Memos and Playlists - from iPhones 3, 3GS, 4, 4S and 5. iOS versions 4-6.

Law and Economics

Have just finished an awesome free online course Property and Liability: An Introduction to Law and Economics by Richard Adelstein from Wesleyan University.

The professor is great and his lectures are a pleasure to watch! The course is very well structured from easy to complex matters and has got many interesting examples.
I also found myself very interested and involved in the course.

Highly recommend to everyone interested in Law and related areas.