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What are the Minimum Property Repairs Standards Before Listing?

Every property needs some rent-ready repairs between residents; here are the standards Revolution requires

In order to comply with state habitability standards, as well as Revolution's own internal standards, every property must meet the following requirements prior to Revolution listing it for rent:

  1. Professionally cleaned to ‘Hotel Room Clean’

  2. Carpet professionally cleaned and looking fresh

  3. All walls painted to professional standards

  4. No holes in walls or unpainted patches

  5. No missing, broken, or cracked outlet or switch covers

  6. All bedroom windows must have vertical or mini-blinds

  7. No personal property or items in the unit. This includes furniture, knickknacks, toiletries, Kleenex boxes, kitchen or bathroom items, soap dispenser, pictures, etc.

  8. No lawn equipment including mowers, tools, etc.

  9. Garage floor swept

  10. No exterior debris

  11. Lawn cut and trimmed

  12. Landscaping fresh and clean

  13. Smoke detector on each floor (or per state/local requirements) and not expired

  14. All light bulbs installed and working

  15. Doors open & close smoothly and doorstops installed on all doors

  16. Bathroom caulking must be fresh and free of any mildew

  17. All mechanical components working as designed. Includes HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems, kitchen appliances, laundry appliances, sump pumps, water softeners, sprinkler systems, swamp coolers, gas fireplaces, water filtration systems, etc. Essentially, if it's in the house, it must work as it was supposed to work by the manufacturer.

  18. Safety railings secure

  19. Wood-burning fireplace(s) must be either clean and functional, or permanently sealed.