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. Podcast 64: New rent laws but same old story with point-scoring pollies

    In this week’s Podcast, Jimmy and Sue examine the plusses and minuses in the new NSW rental laws, which tilt things in tenants’ favour but don’t go all the way. For instance, tenants will be able to make changes to their rented properties – subject to approval that can’t reasonably be ...

    2020-03-18

  2. Podcast 63: Cowboy builders, coronavirus and ... toilet rolls

    JimmyT and Sue discuss his long chat with the building commissioner, what you can do to avoid coronavirus in your apartment block and how Sue learned about the great Australian toilet roll panic, all over the newspapers ... in India. If you want to get new episodes of the Flat Chat Wrap and ...

    2020-03-10

  3. Podcast 62: Free strata managers, fire stupidity, locked-out landlord

    In this week’s Flat Chat Wrap, JimmyT and Sue Williams discusses the possibility of having free, or non-profit strata managers. Would it work, who would use the service and wouldn’t rich owners in boutique blocks just rort the system if it was done on the basis of the size of the ...

    2020-03-03

  4. Podcast 61 - Electric cars and rogue parking with James Valentine

    Roughly once a month JimmyT drops into the ABC radio studios for a chat with James Valentine about strata and all the myriad related subjects This month they start off talking about charging electric cars in strata schemes but pretty soon the calls from JV's listeners start pouring in. One caller wants ...

    2020-02-25

  5. PODCAST 60 - Retirees rule, Airbnb lose and flooring fights

    This week on the Flat Chat Wrap we ask whether retired business people are the best or the worst committee members you can have. Based on this column, Jimmy and Sue weigh the pros and cons of people who have experience and maturity, with the fact that they may also ...

    2020-02-18