Episode 37

HMO refurb deep dive


August 12th, 2020

31 mins 7 secs

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About this Episode

This week is a deep dive into Stuart's current HMO refurbishment project.

The discussion this week includes:

  • Refurbishing an underperforming student HMO into a trendy young professional HMO.
  • Creating an environment that tenants like living in and want to take care of.
  • A detailed walk through of the property with room by room changes.
  • Going for an "industrial" feel.
  • Removing, moving and adding walls.
  • Oddities of split/mid level rooms.
  • Feature decorations.
  • Kitchen selection, complete with anti-viral copper handles.
  • Attracting the highest room rates.
  • Considering a "live wall".
  • Early furniture thoughts.

HMO floor plan, before changes

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