FLAT CHAT WRAP Jimmy Thomson & Sue Williams

All about living in apartments (condos), from dealing with your committee to getting on with neighbours and - a dose of healthy skepticism about dubious developers.
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Latest Episodes…

  1. Flat Chat Wrap #45 - Airbnb bubble at bursting point?

    It’s a short and (hopefully) sweet Flat Chat Wrap this week with JimmyT flying solo as he looks at the clouds gathering over Airbnb and other holiday letting websites – and one ray of sunshine. The bright spot is Airbnb’s country pubs promotion which is bringing a bit of rural Australia ...

    2019-10-22

  2. Flat Chat Wrap #44 - Pet death threat and dodgy votes

    In this week’s podcast JimmyT and Sue Williams look again at the issue of the overturning of the pet ban by-law in one of Sydneys biggest and poshest apartment blocks, in the wake of the warning by the committee that any pets brought in before the appeal is heard may ...

    2019-10-15

  3. Dardanelle Towers, Episode 3 - Sniffing Glue

    Blame the bank holiday, the Rugby World Cup or the need for a break, but we thought we'd revisit our old friends at the fictional (or is it?) apartment block Dardanelle Towers, where suspicion of vandalism in the car park has fallen on an unlikely culprit. Parking, terrorism and a ...

    2019-10-08

  4. Flat Chat Wrap #43 - Airbnb under pump, pet ban lifted and free money

    We cover a lot of ground in this week’s chat with journalist and author Sue Williams, including two old favourites – Airbnb and pet bans - and a brand new concept (to us at least) negative interest. Yes, you know all about negative gearing and you may have even encountered negative ...

    2019-10-01

  5. Flat Chat Wrap #42 - Strata chatting, straight out of the box

    For years I have been struck by the irony of the connection between communication and community falling asunder at the doors of apartment blocks. If there was anywhere that not only needed an internal communications system – and probably contained higher than average numbers of people able to grasp the fundamentals ...

    2019-09-25