FLAT CHAT WRAP FLAT CHAT

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.
Brought to you by FLAT CHAT of FLAT CHAT WRAP

Latest Episodes…

  1. Flat Chat Wrap #38 - Mediation, revolution and crazy planning objections

    This week the Flat Chat Wrap podcast is all about conflict and various forms of resolution … including revolution. First Sue Williams and I take a look at we take a look at mediation and what it actually means. In NSW and Queensland, mediation is an obligatory precursor to asking for ...

    2019-08-27

  2. Flat Chat Wrap #37 - Defects loans, Airbnb rules and sex in the spa

    It’s a real mixed bag in this week’s Flat Chat Wrap podcast – finance, Airbnb and sneaky sex. Sue Williams and I start our dissection of the week’s strata news by looking at the suggestion that people suffering under building defects might get low-interest or even no-interest loans from the government. We ...

    2019-08-20

  3. Flat Chat Wrap #36 - From block parties to hijacked high-rises

    It would be fair to say that Flat Chat’s approach to apartment living and strata law over the years has been robustly non-academic.  We use often cite anonymous sources and unverified reports to build a picture of all that is wrong with strata living (and many things that are right). Academic ...

    2019-08-13

  4. Flat Chat Wrap #35 - Apartments go to the movies ... and see more than they should

     If you live in apartments for long enough it’s almost impossible not to catch a glimpse into other people’s lives. Most of us look away, hoping that the same courtesy will be afforded to us by anyone inadvertently seeing more than they should. But sometimes curiosity gets the better of us ...

    2019-08-06

  5. Flat Chat Wrap #34 - Tall storeys: TV dramas set in apartment blocks

    There’s so much doom and gloom around strata at the moment you feel you’re missing out if your apartment block isn’t on fire, falling down or both. So we’ve decided to lighten the load in this week’s podcast with a look at TV shows that were set in apartment blocks, especially ...

    2019-07-30