List of episodes
First impressions: Fines for unpaid levies and reno delays
July 13, 2018
Jimmy treats James to his (unimpressive) Sean Connery impressions before the switchboard lights up with your calls
It's Byron Airbn-Bay as holiday town "gutted" by online lets
April 16, 2018
A newspaper interview by our good mate Mark Dapin reveals that online holiday letting is "gutting" Byron Bay. Meanwhile the State government snuggles up to Airbnb with a plan to give every pensioner $100 the first time they let a room to a visitor on the global internet platform. This prompted a call from ABC radio and Josh...
Floating floors and renos
April 12, 2018
Who's responsible when a neighbour floods your timber floor - insurers can't agree. And then there's the vexed question of compensation for tenants during major renovations ... and more on the latest Flat Chat spot on James Valentine's Afternoons on ABC radio.
Madecomfy spruiks Airbnb profits on ABC radio
March 06, 2018
Property investors - especially in strata buildings – should switch to holiday rentals instead of long-term tenancies if they want to maximise their profits, says the founder of a company that manages Airbnb-style properties on behalf of landlords. According to MadeComfy co-founder Sabrina Bethunin, a report her company commissioned shows says that short term holiday letting rates are now on a par with hotel room rates. In case you haven’t heard of them before, Madecomfy provides a complet...