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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 #28 - Residents out on the street as another Faulty Tower crumbles

    Residents of the 130-plus apartments in the Mascot Tower apartment block in Sydney's South were evacuated over the weekend when cracks in walls and supporting beams suddenly widened. JimmyT and Sue Williams discuss what this means for the residents of this block and all the others built in Sydney to ...

    2019-06-18

  2. Flat Chat Wrap #27 - Ghost towers, cladding costs and power games

    This week, JimmyT and Sue Williams discuss the brand new empty flats that investors are "warehousing" - keeping them locked up and unlived in -  until the property market improves. Then there's the new report about the massive costs facing owners in buildings with flammable cladding - and why our state ...

    2019-06-12

  3. Flat Chat Wrap #26 - From Russia with love and the $120k insulting email

    Jimmy Thomson and Sue Williams discuss apartment living in the new Russia and the email exchange that cost a Manly tenant $120,000 in a defamation case. ...

    2019-05-28

  4. Flat Chat Wrap #25 - Working out what to do and what you need in your gym

    JimmyT and fitness trainer Shannon Cleary discuss what works and what doesn't in apartment block gyms ... and what to do if you don't have one. ...

    2019-05-21

  5. Flat Chat Wrap #24: Silly by-laws to orgies - a strata manager speaks

    JimmyT talks to Tim Sara, a senior  manager at one of Australia's biggest strata management companies - and reveals both the light and dark side of a challenging career.   ...

    2019-05-14