By Linzi Martin
As a renter, finding a can be great. After all, you’re moving into a recently renovated space that’s clean, modern, up to code and generally more visually appealing, right? Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.
Some flipped properties are done very quickly, and in the process, hazardous shortcuts might have been taken. It’s important to know what to look out for when renting a flipped property so you can ensure you’re getting a property that’s been cared for rather than neglected. Here are five things to consider when renting a flipped property.
1. Water damage
Water stains on walls, floors or ceilings are a strong indication that an underlying problem was covered up and not addressed. This could be caused by an internal leak from a pipe or cracks in the exterior. (more…)