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Published on April 1st, 2014 | by Chris Snell - Rental Success


A House of Horrors, Rental Property Nightmare

A HOUSE of horrors riddled with mould and infested with the stench of damp soil and cigarettes has been abandoned by public housing tenants, leaving behind a clean-up bill worth more than $20,000. Get your free report “landlord mistakes”

Public housing tenants left the backyard of a Northcote house resembling a rubbish dump.

Trashed DHS house, Northcote, 22 Winifred Street. Furniture strewn across the property, a

The five-bedroom house in a quiet Northcote street will take more than a month to clean and sanitise after eight years of damage and neglect from the former tenants.
Every wall in the house, which is only 15 years old, has new or patched holes.
Mould is creeping from the ceilings down the walls and the skirting boards in most rooms are rotten from moisture.
The tenants abandoned the property in January.
There were six people living in the house, including children.
The bathrooms were left in a putrid state.
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Submitted by Chris Snell, Property Manager Melbourne, Rental Success Blog
Source of edited article article – MICHELLE AINSWORTH – HERALD SUN  – MARCH 30, 2014 10:30PM

About the Author

Chris Snell is a licensed real estate agent and started his property career in 1992. Chris has experience in real estate sales and rental property management services. Chris has developed an excellent professional knowledge of all matters associated with rental property management and tenancy related issues. Chris manages a top tier property management company and aspires to educate property investors and landlords on the important aspects of rental success.

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