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An Abandoned Property & What To Do?!?🤷

This entry was posted on Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 by Nigel Fitzakerley

The good, the bad and sometimes it’s ugly…

Our job isn’t all gravy, if being a landlord was always easy we wouldn’t have a job!

Don’t get me wrong we deal with lovely properties, lovely tenants – who pay their rent on time and don’t give us any problems but if we only did that we wouldn’t have anything to talk about!

Sometimes we get abandoned properties to refurb, have you ever walked into a property, maybe when you bought it and thought where do we start here?!?!

We get that all the time and the only way to deal with it and to get the best result is to use a systemised approach.  We use a 644-point checklist to check every single issue in a property so nothing gets missed.  It allows us to check doors, locks, paintwork, light fittings etc. so when we approach our tradesman we know exactly what needs doing to each room.

When a tenant moves in they’ll check every single cupboard door and open every window.  You might not realise when you initially check a property that there’s more work than you actually think.

Having a systemised approach allows you to break the problem down, to get the right tradesman and the right finish.

If want to get our 644-point checklist for FREE click below.


Also, Chris, our refurb director visited a dog of a property and see how he approached turning it around💩

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