After a temporary hiatus due to the pandemic, annual HUD housing inspections have resumed. Once again, annual inspections are an expected part of HUD housing management. Inspections inevitably turn up a list of necessary repairs, and a common challenge facing property managers is how to address those repairs in an occupied unit.(more…)
During the walkthrough after the turnover of a condo, duplex, or apartment, it’s inevitable to find damage. While certain wear and tear on surfaces is to be expected, it doesn’t have to be accepted. Repairing surfaces is an alternative to accumulating damage until the entire surface requires costly replacement. Repairing surfaces maintains the quality aesthetic of your residence while offering a more budget-friendly solution than letting surfaces degrade to the point of needing to be replaced.(more…)
Nobody wants to go through their rental property and find damage after the tenant has left. It slows down the turnover process and costs you valuable time that could otherwise be spent charging rent.
When it comes to repairing damage done to your rental property, it can be hard to tell what needs to be fixed and what can forgo a repair. You might start to wonder if those scratches on the hardwood floor are really that bad, or if that small area of knife cuts on the kitchen countertop are noticeable. Should I have them repaired, or should I move the next tenant in?
If you own or work for a moving company, then you know how frustrating it can be for both you and the customer to find damage after the moving process. It’s a tricky situation that’s often filled with questions about what caused it, who’s at fault, and who will pay to repair it.(more…)