In this episode, Z uses his expert analysis and first hand experience on some of the home improvement products seen on the hit show Shark Tank. Apparently it's not all what it's cracked up to be.
This week's guest features Alex Bergeron of Cap Management based out of Denver Colorado. They are an HOA management company serving HOA's throughout Colorado's Front Range. They also have a blog about HOA issues, where Tab read an interesting article on the naming of HOA communities....does the name make a difference?!
Finally, this week's Ask Mister Condo features a mind blowing topic of a person in a condo association (who doesn't even own or rent in the community but is a live-in) who is not only suing the condo association....this guy wants to serve on their board! Talk about if you can't beat em join em!
Looking to sue your HOA and join their board as well, you may need to contact Bob Gourley first to point you in the right direction! www.AskMisterCondo.com
In this episode, Tab discusses an HOA inspection revelation that could shake up the inspection industry...all while going to a Burger King!
This week's guest features Chris Hild, co-owner of Realty FC based out of Stephens City, Virginia. Not only are they a premiere real estate brokerage, but Chris happens to be a former soccer teammate of Z's...yes Z has some soccer skills!
Find out more as they discuss HOA issues from the real estate agent/broker side of things! Finally Chris reveals one the most interesting and (quite disturbing) stories of a real estate deal that left both Tab and Z in awe!
For more information about Realty FC, go to www.realtyfc.com They are taking care of Z and can take care of you as well!
There's nothing better than a good ole' HOA Sound Off to bring you over the week's hump! In this week's sound off, Tab and Z discuss all the various excuses people make for not taking care of their homes....the worst offender being the infamous rental property owner!
This week also features a very interesting topic from guest Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo. What do you do when a condo unit owner decides to build another floor in their condo and now the insurance company wants to raise the premium for ALL the condo unit owners? Tear it down perhaps!?
For more info on Bob Gourley, be sure to go to www.AskMisterCondo.com
This week Tab comes through in the clutch and goes on an inspection out in the field...well a re-sale inspection but hey, it's still involves walking! The guys also break down why HOA inspections should be left to the professionals!
Also this week, Bob Gourley a.k.a. Ask Mister Condo discusses the issue of posting HOA board meeting minutes on a board member's own web page...is this something that should be allowed or is this a law suit waiting to happen!
Don't forget ask Bob Gourley better known as Ask Mister Condo at www.AskMisterCondo.com He's famous!
In this episode, Tab discusses his adventure into the "cutting-the-cord" phenomenon. Will he succeed in receiving free TV programming or go back to being a slave to the man!?
This week features a new segment - HOA Talk Time Round Table Discussion. Featured round table guest is none other than Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo. This week's round table discussion focuses on whether there should be mandatory education for prospective purchasers into a common ownership community.
For more information on Bob Gourley and Ask Mister Condo, go to: www.askmistercondo.com
In this episode Tab and Z talk to Bruce Grebin, an insurance agent out of Scottsdale Arizona who works for a company with one of the most recognizable jingles in the business, Farmers Insurance. Get some insight on insurance related to master association policies and the like.
The second segment features a one-of-a-kind guest...Tom Gasko-museum curator of The Vacuum Cleaner Museum in St. James, Missouri. Listen as he takes you through the magical history of vacuum cleaners...it's not just used for cleaning up your mess!
If you just happen to be in the St. James Missouri area, please make sure to make a stop at The Vacuum Cleaner Museum. For more information contact Tom Gasko at 866-444-9004 or go to www.vacuummuseum.com and schedule your kid's next birthday there!
In this episode Tab discusses his views that air rifle just like bowling should not be an Olympic Sport...HOA inspections should be though! This week's special guest is HOA Whistleblower Johnathan Friedrich. He is knee deep in a lawsuit AGAINST his HOA and not only exposing his HOA for their supposed corruption, but is winning the battle so far.
Also the show features Bob Gourley aka. Ask Mister Condo. This week the guys discuss a condo association taking things to the next level...banning a unit owner's finance from stepping on the premises. Hope this guy has teleportation available!
Bob Gourley can be found on www.AskMisterCondo.com Bob bowls and is good at it!
In this episode, Tab and Z discuss where they come up with the unique guests that come on the show...does Tab reveal HOA Talk Time's Secret Sauce to getting guests?! Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo is back this week to discuss the over zealous HOA board member...never heard that before!
Finally, this week's Fish Bowl guest features Ethan Lowry of Crowd Cow based out of Seattle Washington. They take buying beef online to a new level!
Don't forget to also go to www.AskMisterCondo.com Bob knows beef!
Why is it so difficult to simply clean off green stuff or install a screen?! This is the burning question Tab and Z address as they go off on more homeowners who just don't "get it"!
Special guest this week in the HOA Talk Time Fish Bowl is Rickey Lamont Garnes...a former homeless man who takes pan handling to a new level. Ricky even has a name for his pan handling style...Curb Patrol. Rickey is a local celebrity in the Rockville Maryland area who was also featured a few years ago on DC 101's Elliot in the Morning Show. Also find out what his hidden talent is as well!
Like to find out more about Rickey's story, friend him on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/rickey.garnes Tell him HOA Talk Time sent you!
In this episode Tab and Z offer their condolences to the no show of last week's segment...that's because unfortunately that guest passed away right before the show was being recorded. However, this week, someone who did show up..out of all places Hanoi Vietnam-James Kendall. He is a middle America English teacher who has embarked on a mission in Hanoi that is hard to believe!
Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo is also back this week to discuss the hot topic of video surveillance cameras on homes...good idea or a peeping tom lawsuit waiting to happen?!
Follow the adventures of James Kendall by going to his Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/jkendall211
Go to AskMisterCondo.com and ask Bob about your own condo adventures!
This is a special face-to-face showdown episode where the underdog - author and homeowner rights advocate Shelly Marshall of hoawarrior.com takes on the tyranny known as Community Associations Institute (CAI) and their VP of Communications and Marketing - Frank Rathbun. Find out who wins this epic battle of the common man vs. the industry establishment..you will be in for a surprise!
Find out more about your Homeowner Rights Advocate and Warrior Shelly Marshall at www.hoawarrior.com
To find out more about CAI....Google it
***We just found today Friday July 15, 2016 that Frank Rathbun had passed away recently. From all of us at HOA Talk Time and CIS HOA Experts, we offer the family of Frank Rathbun our sincere condolences.
It's time for HOA Sound Off again! This time Tab and Z sound off on...you guessed it..HOA board members. Are they really that incompetent and clueless? Also a blast from the past guest, Chad Logan- the professional poop picker upper from San Diego California discusses his "No Poo Left Behind Tour". Finally Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo is also not immune to wacky stories as well...this one is a doozy!
Go to poopbagmusic.com and find out more about the No Poo Left Behind Tour. Also be sure to donate and make a pledge to Support Rescue Dogs as well.
Make sure to check out AskMisterCondo.com and tell Bob Gourley you like him too!
In this episode, Tab and Z hold the HOA board members and homeowners to the fire...in the Game of Thrones HOA Talk Time - Walk of Atonement! Not much more can be said other than "Shame....shame!" Featured guest include Lauren Peddinghaus, CEO and co-founder of CondoGrade out of Chicago Illinois. Also show features Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo. If you had a deck on your condo home, would you immediately think...oooh look, it can double as a car port?!
For more information on CondGrade, go to: www.condograde.com
Ask Mister Condo has already atoned for his sins..just ask Mrs. Condo! www.askmistercondo.com
In this episode, Tab discusses his power washing ordeal on his own home which didn't exactly go according to plan. Featured guest this week is Doug Marcks of Geese Police...that's right Geese Police! No one is above the law..even geese! Also listen to Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo as he tackles the issue of a condo sale coming to a screeching halt....because of a technicality!
For more information about Geese Police in your area, go to: www.geesepoliceinc.com
Doug Marcks - Geese Police DC Precinct: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bob Gourley can be found on www.AskMisterCondo.com
We all agree that dealing with HOA's, property managers, and irate homeowners can take it's toll on anyone...that is why Tab and Z need some therapy and brought in a professional to help them! Esther Boykin is a licensed marriage and family therapist with Group Therapy Associates out of Haymarket, VA. She is also an author and host of her own podcast "With That Being Said"
Show also features Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo who tackles a parking ticket fine dilemma...do you have the right to dispute it or do you just "Pass Go" and go "Straight to Jail"?!
Don't forget to check out parking ticket guru Bob Gourley at www.askmistercondo.com
In this episode, Tab goes on his own soap box about his ordeal with the dreaded cell phone upgrade. Show guest features Robert C. Smith, former cop, president and founder of Nightclub Security Consultants based out of San Diego California. They are providing training on how to diffuse, handle, and prevent all types of crazy situations in the bar/nightclub scene...Tab and Z need to harness this power to the HOA scene as well!
Weekly guest Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo gives his take on a situation that Tab and Z needed answers on...it's purely hypothetical though...maybe!
For more information on Robert C. Smith and Nightclub Security Consultants go to:
Be sure to like them on https://www.facebook.com/bouncertraining
Also check out their podcast with host Manny Marquez at: https://www.nightclubsecurity.com/podcast-and-blog
As always, ask mister condo anything at www.askmistercondo.com Got questions, he got answers!
In this episode Z discusses his pursuit to defy Comcast Cable and officially "cut the cord" even at the expense of ruining his back! This week's guest features Dana Brewington, owner of Do-Rites Premium Dog Diapers...you heard it correctly...Dog Diapers! The show also features Bob Gourley of Ask Mister Condo...diapers for him are optional!
Don't for get to Ask Mister Condo anything at www.AskMisterCondo.com
In this episode, Tab discusses his one on one meeting with none other than James Brown - sportscaster for The NFL Today on CBS Sports and Thursday Night Football on CBS Sports and the NFL Network! The guys also recap a heated exchange between a recipient of our "junk mail" and how he is going to be handled! Also featured is the regular segment of Ask Mister Condo.
For more information on James Brown
go to http://www.cbssports.com/cbssports/nfltoday
To Ask Mister Condo a question, go to www.askmistercondo.com Got questions, he got answers...usually!
This episode features the long overdue HOA Soundoff segment where this week Tab and Z sound off on a topic...as usual, an HOA board member and a property manager! In this week's Ask Mister Condo segment, Bob discusses the "crappy situation" he had to deal with. Finally, featured in the HOA Talk Time Fish Bowl is Boykin Jordan - cybersecurity consultant and president of Cyber Smart Pros, LLC. Also, somebody needs to explain to Z that nano technology does not exist!
Go to Askmistercondo.com and ask him anything!
To find out more about Boykin Jordan, contact him at :
Boykin B. Jordan, Jr. - President
Cyber Smart Pros, LLC
In this episode, Tab gets the final laugh as Z finally is on the receiving end of getting busted on. Hear about the famous "OTFC Olympics and the "crash heard all across the world!!!" The show also features regular guest Ask Mister Condo where they explore the top of electric car charging stations....feasible in condo associations or just too darn expensive!
For more information about Ask Mister Condo, ask him yourself at: www.askmistercondo.com
This episode features the new sound for HOA Talk Time. Looks like the guys finally got it right! Z talks about his favorite pastime....the best kebob joints in town. Also on the regular segment of Ask Mister Condo, find out if Bob really is going to try to be the new Dos Equis spokesman?! Featured guest is Patrick Brookover, property manager with Gates Hudson of EastView Condos in Arlington VA.
For more information about Patrick Brookover and EastView at Ballston Metro call the office at: 703-528-8650 or email at: Eastviewballston@gmail.com
Contact Ask Mister Condo at www.askmistercondo.com Tell them Tab and Z sent you!
Z has to apologize yet again for Tab sounding like he is broadcasting from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. Also, the guys play a clip of Chad Dukes from 106.7 The Fan giving Z an HOA Talk Time shout out! The show also features a new recurring segment of Ask Mr. Condo featuring Bob Gourley. Finally, Tab discusses an issue with his very own HOA community that hits close to home.
Check out Ask Mr. Condo at www.askmistercondo.com Tell 'em Tab and Z sent you!
In this episode Z talks about playoffs, the Washington Capitals, the horrible Philly fan base, and him donating money to DC radio talk personality Chad Dukes of 106.7 the fan...for his beard-a-thon !
The show also features Fish Bowl guest Nick Beschen of Beschen's Handyman Service in Annapolis, MD. This guest is not only an excellent contractor, but a homeowner of Whispering Woods..a community CIS HOA Experts not only recently inspected, but met up with at the most unlikely venue...an HOA board meeting!
Nick is the perfect "quadfecta" - a homeowner, a contractor, an HOA board meeting attendee, and supporter of HOA inspections in general! Yeah!!!
For your handyman needs - both exterior and interior, contact Beschen's Handyman Service at: 410-279-5602 MHIC Licensed and Insured.
To donate to USA Warriors and the beard-a-thon for Chad Dukes with 106.7 The Fan, goto www.beardathon.com/capitals
In this episode, Z offers a formal apology to the listeners on behalf of himself and HOA Talk Time! Tab goes on to list all the property managers that they actually do like. Finally, they review a homeowner phone call which this go around shows the positive side of things. All in all another day in the life of HOA inspections!
In this week’s episode, Tab is having just one of those days and goes on a rant about a property manager. Of course this fuels Z and he goes on his own property manager smack down as well. Fortunately, these days are far and few in between and only applies to the select few! Also, the show features HOA Talk Time Fish Bowl guest Terry Treadwell of Pothole Repair based out of Upper Marlboro MD. Got a hole in your asphalt…well they are ready to fill it!
For more information about Pothole Repair go to www.potholerepair.com or call 855-3-Pothole