In this episode Tab and Z find a unique parallel between a recent statement from Lebron James and homeowner responses from people that live in HOA's. Let's just say there is a lot of dumb floating around out there!
Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo is back! This week Bob discusses the evolution of Ask Mister Condo as he takes his "show on the road"! Could there be an Ask Mister Condo apparel line in the works?!
For more information on Ask Mister Condo, check out www.AskMisterCondo.com Make sure to press Bob about getting a t-shirt!
This week Tab and Z discuss a recent episode of the show Undercover Boss which featured the CEO of Associa Property Management Company. Tab thinks its all a big sham! Z tends to agree!
Realtor Real Talk is back this week with Lakeesha Washington. She is a realtor with Long & Foster out of Mitchellville, Maryland. Find out more about solar panels and how they can hinder a home sale. Also, Tab and Z discuss a revolutionary idea of "test living a home" before a purchase...innovative idea or a home sale killer?!
Check out Lakeesha Washington from Long & Foster out of Mitchellville, MD
In this episode Tab and Z discuss a violation of a different kind....the salon vs. barber shop kind that is! This week features salon owner Sarah Lounder of Cuts on Main in the beautiful state of New Hampshire.
She is the owner of a former barber shop which is now a salon in the historic part of town. However, she got fined for having the existing barber stripes painted outside of her salon and could lose her license. Should she paint that over even though her building is considered a landmark? Bigger question is how does one become a barber shop pole compliance inspector?!
For more information on Cuts on Main, check out their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/cutsonmain Tell them Tab and Z sent you!
What do NFL legend Joe Montana and HOA Talk Time have in common? Apparently a lot according to Z! Find out exactly how! This week Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo brings up a very interesting issue of does a homeowner in an association have the right to know the salary or benefits of staff in their association? Or is that guarded information kinda like Trump and his tax return?!
Go to www.AskMisterCondo.com and ask Bob about his salary!
This episode is for all those real estate agents out there...who want to sell a house..well...DON'T do what this particular agent Tab and Z talked to did on his Trulia listing.
The Trump campaign is not the only one's caught in a surveillance snafu...this week Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo talks about an altercation caught on an association security camera between a condo unit owner and some guy setting the community intercom on fire...guess who won this battle?!
For more info go to www.AskMisterCondo.com He'll take care of you!
In this episode, Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo is back...also back is talk about feces...cat and human feces this time! Find out about a condo owner who set their neighbor's door on fire and then later smeared their own feces and cat feces on the door! A double crappy situation to say the least!
Get your crap questions answered at www.AskMisterCondo.com Eww!
In this episode Tab and Z bring back Johnathan Friedrich out of Las Vegas Nevada. He has spent every last dime he has with his ongoing legal battle against his HOA, Rancho Bel Air. Get an update on the latest news of this one man's crusade against his HOA which he fondly dubs "the gestapo"!
For more information on Johnathan Friedrich, go to: www.hoacorruption.com
In this episode Tab and Z discuss a flag flying issue brought up to them from a loyal listener of HOA Talk Time. Does the HOA have a right to tell you what kind of flag you can put on your home...regardless of how noble the meaning of the flag may be?
This week's guests features George and Victor Torres. They are the first twins to be on the show! They discuss how they took their likeness of Christopher Reeves and Superman to Comic Con conventions across the country. They also take their talents to local children's hospitals in the DMV area to help make a sick child's day a little better.
Check out some of their pics at www.facebook.com/HoaTalkTime Maybe Tab and Z will have to get some tights for the show as well!
In this episode Z discusses his adventures in indoor skydiving at iFLY in Loudoun VA. Do you think Tab would ever have the guts to do it also?
Bob Gourley with Ask Mister Condo is back with a question about hoarders living in condos. Can't live with em...can't get rid of em......or can you?!
Go to www.askmistercondo.com for more info on condo living questions......and check out facebook.com/hoatalktime and see Z in action..."I believe I can fly...I believe I can touch the sky....."
Tab and Z discuss how they finally got to use their snow throwers...just didn't go exactly as planned!
This week's very special guest is Cara Brookins. She has been featured on a multitude of media outlets including the Today Show, TLC, CNN, Cosmo, Time, etc. She has a reality tv show in the works and a feature film...the list is endless!
Find out about the amazing story of a mother who with her 4 kids escaped a domestic violence situation and built a house to live in by themselves...watching YouTube videos! Z coins it a true story of going from "Despair to Home Repair!"
For more information about Cara Brookins, go to her official website at: www.carabrookins.com Tell her Tab and Z would like to be in her movie!
This week is all about HOA's and crap! Crap containers that is! Find out about a community in Centreville, VA that made the evening news about their dog poop receptacles which had been removed without notice and caused a neighborhood uproar. On the scene live is the latest edition to the HOA Talk Time team..beat reporter Bobby Roberts. Find out what he discovers!
Also back on the show is Chris Hild, Realtor/Broker of Realty FC out of Stephens City, VA. Tab tries to find out from a Trulia forum, "Can an agent change a price of a home without asking the seller?"
Go to www.RealtyFC.com and find out more about buying and selling a home in the VA, W. VA area!
Football is an imitation of life...well..according to Z anyways! Find out how Z equates all things HOA to to all things NFL!
This week Bob Gourley with Ask Mister Condo is back for a lively discussion on....gulp...bed bugs! What do you do when they come for you...especially from a neighboring condo unit?!?!
For more information on Bob Gourley and Ask Mister Condo, go to: www.askmistercondo.com He's got the skinny on all kinds of bugs!
Signs, signs, everywhere signs.....That is the theme of this week's episode. Does a security sign that shows a dog actually pass as legit security system signage? Make sure to go to www.facebook.com/hoatalktime and check out some other examples of security signs discussed on this episode and chime in!
Also featured is returning guest Chris Hild - realtor/broker of Realty FC out of Stephens City, VA. The guys ask him a sign question as well....find out his take from the real estate side of things!
For more information about Chris Hild and Realty FC or if you need help in anything related to real estate in the VA or West VA area, go to: www.realtyfc.com
This week Tab's Tech Trauma rears it's ugly head again...this time in the form of...unable to record Sesame Street! Someone sound the alarm!
The HOA Talk Time Fishbowl is back with guest Jason Wyatt. He is a former aviation electronic technician turned entrepreneur. His niche is selling goods while being on the road full-time...in an RV!
For more information on Jason Wyatt, check out www.touringfreedom.com
This week Bob Gourley from Ask Mister Condo is back for another Round Table Discussion. Topics include when an HOA is no longer under developer control, HOA offering to assist a non-compliant owner financially to come into compliance, and what happens when an entire HOA board resigns.
Oh, and let's no forget, Bob resides in the New England area and is basking in the glow of the Patriot's Super Bowl Win!
Go to www.AskMisterCondo.com and ask your question today!
Apparently there is a bobcat on the loose in the DC area...never a dull moment in our nation's capital these days!
This week's guest features Ruth C. Wright - realtor/broker out of Prince Georges County MD. She discusses a situation about a homeowner in her community where the HOA forced him to get a $500 mailbox, he refused to pay, spent $33,000 in legal fees and won. So he spent 35k to save $500 bucks...makes sense?!
Not only does the POTUS have issues with irregularities like voter fraud, etc....Tab and Z have their own battle....the electric company, the cell phone provider and the infamous Comcast! Hear their "alternative facts" on these type of companies.
This week Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo is back with a hilarious yet troubling situation with a special assessment gone awry...a condo owner who paid for a new roof but didn't get it installed yet after paying their share! Is there a refund policy with receipt!?!
Go to www.AskMisterCondo.com and post your "alternative question" there...Bob is sure to give an "alternative answer"!
Tab and Z discuss the upcoming presidential inauguration and all things Don J, Dons Johns, Donald J. Trump...are they essentially all one in the same?
This week's guest features Erin Kelly of Pacific Utility Audit out of Markleeville, California. They specialize in locating and correcting utility billing errors for HOA's. This is a must listen to anyone who cannot stand being deceived by a utility company and want to "stick it to the man!"
If you are in the California area and want to find out how your association can save thousands of dollars on utility overcharges go to: https://www.pacificutilityaudit.com
Tab and Z change things up and discuss an interesting call in from the nationally syndicated home improvement show At Home with Gary Sullivan. Are HOA's really "out to get you"?!
This week Bob Gourley aka Ask Mister Condo is back with a great discussion on common elements in an HOA/condo association. In plain speak...who is responsible for what?
Don't forget to check out Bob Gourley at www.AskMisterCondo.com He knows his stuff!
Tab loves At Home with Gary Sullivan..so should you! Check him out at: garysullivan.iheart.com
The guys are back for 2017...still going strong! Tab recaps his vacation that he recently took and a bizarre incident that happened on the plane ride home.
This week's guest is in the HOA Talk Time Fish bowl...Jerrel Brown, owner of SML Services out of Washington DC. This is an amazing rags to riches story of a guy who went from being a convicted drug dealer to the owner of a thriving landscaping company. He literally went from selling grass to mowing grass!
For more information on SML Services, go to: www.smldmv.com And remember their tagline.... "Don't Fret..Let Us Sweat"
In this episode Tab and Z discuss Holiday gift baskets..who should and shouldn't get them! Tab has a property manager in mind who is definitely not on the gift list!
This week's guest features Mike Peters out of Utah who is the owner of Ultimate Bunker. Worried about getting caught in a nuclear blast....well worry no more! Ultimate Bunker has got you covered. Whether you need a panic room, an underground fortress or just a place to get away from it all, this company has got the man cave of all man cave's for you!
For more information about Ultimate Bunker, go to: www.ultimatebunker.com
This week, the guys discuss the new MGM Grand Hotel and Casino that opened in National Harbor. Can anyone see Tab hitting the black jack tables?!?
Tab and Z throw a question out to Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo fame this week. What are his thoughts on an HOA board member who takes it upon themselves to be the local security guard of the community? Situation sound familiar?
Also this week features a guest that could be considered morbid to some but a necessity to others! Independent film maker Jennifer Beman out of Takoma Park MD is on a quest to have a memorial "Scatter Garden" in Takoma Park Maryland.
To find out more about the Takoma Park Memorial Scatter Garden, go to: www.tpmsg.org Tab has his spot already picked out next to a big overgrown tree!
Check out Bob Gourley at www.AskMisterCondo.com His ashes are definitely going into orbit!
This week's episode features Dawn Bauman, Senior Vice-President of Government and Public affairs for CAI (Community Association Institute). Get some inside information on a variety of topics including one of Tab and Z's favorite issue....the need for better educated property managers! Are the designation exams just too easy? Tab and Z think so...but then again, they never took the exam...yet!
For more information about CAI, go to their corporate website and find out more about a CAI chapter near you www.caionline.org
In this episode Tab and Z discuss the time old tradition known as Black Friday..is it all that it's cracked up to be or just a lot of hype?!
This week Bob Gourley a.k.a Ask Mister Condo is back for an interesting discussion on AirBnB. Is having an AirBnb property in an HOA or condo association a good idea or is it flat out...illegal?!
For more information on Bob Gourley, check him out at: www.AskMisterCondo.com
This episode, Tab discusses his once a year face-to-face with Z at his house warming party. He got to see Z's awesome tv antennae up close and personal!
This week's featured interview, all the way over the pond from London England is Johnathan Dunne. He has a movement called Tube Chat..no, it's not a fancy app..he just wants those stuffy Brits to open up and talk while riding the tube!
Finally, we round out the show with Community Inspection Services's inspector Ashley. She goes over her experiences of a large golf course community she is inspecting for them in North Carolina.
For more on Johnathan Dunn and Tube Chat, to to: https://www.facebook.com/tubechatbadge/
Happy Thanksgiving folks!