A Video Tour of My Rental From Hell: What Went Wrong & What I’m Doing to Fix It

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If you’ve attended any of the live BiggerPockets Webinars, you’ve likely heard me talking about my “hell house.”

This house was a home I once lived in, but later turned into a rental property. The numbers seemed to make sense when I bought the property, but still, every year I lose money.

Some years, I lose a LOT.

This is one of those years. Just a few weeks ago, my most recent tenants vacated the property, leaving the home looking more like a haunted house than a rental house.

Related: 10 Unforgettable Lessons From My Loser Rental Property

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Watch: A Tour of My Rental From Hell

So, to help people get an inside look at the home, learn what went wrong, and discover what I’m doing to turn it around, I recently jumped on Facebook Live to give a tour of the house and answer some questions about rental property investing.

Grab some popcorn, cuddle up with your loved ones, sit back, and enjoy a tour of my hell house.

What’s the worst investment property you’ve ever dealt with?

Let me know your experiences with a comment!

About Author

Brandon Turner

Brandon Turner (G+ | Twitter) spends a lot of time on BiggerPockets.com. Like… seriously… a lot. Oh, and he is also an active real estate investor, entrepreneur, traveler, third-person speaker, husband, and author of “The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down“, and “The Book on Rental Property Investing” which you should probably read if you want to do more deals.


  1. tim boehm

    Brandon! we need to talk! that place is a slum! the upside down door is a classic!!!!!! I’ve turned around houses worse than that for 1/2 of 40k and I mean first class. One of the things I do with my rentals is I live on craigslist knowing window sizes ect. then when a tenant moves out I pounce on the house, the windows I picked up for almost nothing get put in, showers, doors ect. I have a huge mass of material, p.s. I did all the finish work on the retirement home of former senator Mark Hatfield.

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