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Old 01-04-2007, 05:25 PM   #1
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Hi everyone,
Im new to this board... Im looking for my first property and ran across a fixer. I dont know much but theres a couple of things that bother me about this place.

Can anyone tell me if these are serious problems?
The upstairs tenant's bathtub is above this tub and also the sagging roof is right below their toilet...
They just did a total renovation in case you're wondering.

Thank you!
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Old 01-04-2007, 05:30 PM   #2
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Hi everyone,
Im new to this board... Im looking for my first property and ran across a fixer. I dont know much but theres a couple of things that bother me about this place.

Can anyone tell me if these are serious problems?
The upstairs tenant's bathtub is above this tub and also the sagging roof is right below their toilet...
They just did a total renovation in case you're wondering.

Thank you!
Yes, you definitely have some problems here. Do you have any more photos?

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Old 01-04-2007, 05:40 PM   #3
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Ive got more...
Can anyone give me a rough estimate of renovation costs?
Thank you!!!
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Old 01-04-2007, 05:48 PM   #4
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Here's the last of em.
Thank you very much.
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Old 01-04-2007, 06:53 PM   #5
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Will you be doing the work yourself or hire it out?
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Old 01-04-2007, 06:57 PM   #6
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Im going to hire a contractor.
I can do demolition and painting- thats about it.
Im also willing to learn and lend a hand if needed.
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Old 01-04-2007, 07:10 PM   #7
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If I were to do that (the bathrm) with all new fixtures, tub, lav, wc, new tile around tub, repair rot and water damage, it would start around 6K and go up fast for fancier stuff, or unforseen damage or new code reqs.

Oh, it would be more if you wanted to help. (Haha) (sort of)
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The upstairs tenant's bathtub is above this tub and also the sagging roof is right below their toilet...
They just did a total renovation in case you're wondering.

Thank you!
Is this a multi family house or condo or other?
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Old 01-04-2007, 07:20 PM   #9
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This is a bottom unit on a 3 story 6 unit condo.
Thanks for the help everyone.

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... also the sagging roof is right below their toilet...
They just did a total renovation in case you're wondering.

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Are you responsible for repairing the sagging roof?

(or do you mean sagging ceiling instead of roof?)
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I'm assuming I do... Im sorry- sagging ceiling.
Can it be as simple as cutting out the ceiling and replacing it?

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(or do you mean sagging ceiling instead of roof?)

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Does it appear that the upper toilet is still leaking?
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Old 01-04-2007, 07:33 PM   #13
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The discolored wall near the stove is that wet or just dirty?
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Old 01-04-2007, 07:38 PM   #14
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We looked at the unit above this one... Its totally renovated and any water should be contained.

I think they were just making ALOT of fried chicken or something good near the stove.
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Old 01-04-2007, 07:43 PM   #15
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It appears that the costly item would be th bathroom. It looks like it needs to be updated anyway.

The upper tenant may or may not be responsible for the damage to the sagging ceiling as it was their leaking toilet that caused damage to the lower space. Depends on the agreement.

The kitchen could get by with replacing the upper cabinets to match the lower cabinets. As long as the lower cabiinets are still sound. You could replace the counter top/sink/ faucet if needed.

Not sure of the condition of the kitchen floor.? Photos do not show the floor to well.

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