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HUD Housing Repairs: Common Damage Found in Annual Inspection

January 10, 2022
Condo rooftops

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.  

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Stop accepting common damage.

October 11, 2021
Vacant apartment kitchen and living area

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.

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Are you checking for the right things during the turnover process?

August 25, 2021
Apartment Kitchen


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. 

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Is The Damage Really That Bad?

June 7, 2021
Handyman in overalls repairs pipes under the sink in the kitchen, next to a box of tools


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? 

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Why Surface Experts and Your Moving Company Go Hand-in-Hand

April 30, 2021
Two Male Workers In Blue Uniform Adjusting Sofa In Truck

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.

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