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Phone: (503) 292-8595 Fax: (503) 961-7877 15160 NW Laidlaw Rd Ste 255, Portland, OR 97229
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15160 NW Laidlaw Rd Ste 255
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Complaint: I rented a property through Passadore Properties. When I left the property it was in perfect condition, however Passadore withheld $880 from my deposit, regardless of our legally binding contract for the deposit to be returned to me. When I approached them with the issues they lied on several accounts about the condition of the property. They also charged me $225 to replace batteries with no justification on the pricing.
Desired Settlement: Passadore will return the $880 withheld from me in the form of a check made payable to me.
******** ******** brought her concerns to us shortly after we finalized her deposit disposition. We met with ******** multiple times over the phone, through email and in person, and let her know that we were happy to address her concerns about the charges. We provided pictures taken during our move out walk through to ******** ******** and let her know that if she wanted to dispute these charges, she needed to provide us with something showing that her claims were substantiated. She was claiming that the house was spotless, smoke detectors were not removed and maintenance items were non-existent. ******** ******** failed to provide these things to us and instead started harassing our employees, even stalking them at their homes to address these issues. ******** ******** doesn't know any of our employees personally and showing up at their houses is both intimidating and unsettling for them.
Because of the way ******** ******** has chosen to handle this situation, we will not provide an answer to this claim here and will instead file police reports and will be communicating solely through our lawyers, the courts and the police to resolve this situation.
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Complaint: Eddie P******** of Passadore Property has not been returning my request to resolve a Portland water bill that should have been paid by the tenant that was renting my house that Passadore was managing for me. The tenant was returned all the security deposits before the water bill was paid. I would like the Portland water bill paid by Passadore property. There was also $117 left on my account that never was returned to me. I was also billed for a dryer repair after the tenant moved out. I am requesting that Passadore Property resolve the Portland water bill for my account. I have emailed, called and left messages, and text Eddie P******** and Passadore Property about this issue and have given documentation that supports my claim. Since I sent the water bill and past account summaries, no-one from Passadore has returned my request to resolve this issue. It has been over a month since I brought this to Eddie's attention. I have done everything asked and still have not had the Portland water bill paid.
Desired Settlement: I want Passadore Property to pay the final Portland water bill for the property they managed for me. If they are not able to do that, I request a refund of the amount due Portland water be sent to me. Portland water bureau amount due May 6, 2015 $197.48 for billing Jan 16,2015-April 17, 2015.
When ***** ****** first contacted us, we answered by letting her
Business Response: The water bill is not owing on ***** ******'s account as it was paid in May of 2015. There are no outstanding charges on the account at this time.
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Complaint: **See attached documents** See Multifamily NW Oregon Rental Agreement and related supporting documentation. I had my property (my house) rented out for a year and the tenant that lived there caused extensive damages, for which I spent $3500 (out of my pocket) to repair. The tenant belonged to the Home Forward program, which allows reimbursement to owners up to one month's rent. Upon the tenant vacating, I kept asking Passadore Properties (the property management company) if they had opened a case with Home Forward for reimbursement. They told me that Home Forward takes before and after pictures and they are doing their job. I asked for the details of where this was at in the process, asked for receipts on the charges they identified on their monthly statements, and to provide me details of how communications with Home Forward was coming along. They could not provide me straight answers and never provided me receipts. I did not trust that they were in communications with Home Forward, and was concerned about the time frame to submit a case with Home Forward. I hired a lawyer to draft a letter to help me communicate with them so I could obtain further information and receipts, which allow me to seek reimbursement with Home Forward. (I later found out from Home Forward's email that Passadore Properties had not opened a case with them, prior to me having opened a case, and thus, pictures after the tenant vacated were never taken by Home Forward.) During Home Forward's investigation of my case and upon having provided them all the receipts related to damages, Home Forward discovered that the Multifamily NW Oregon Rental Agreement, which indicates the security deposit is $3,160. Passadore Properties statements indicate the security deposit is $1,710. Home Forward told me that I could not obtain reimbursement from them until I resolve the discrepancy in the security deposit number. When I went to Passadore Properties' office to just ask on the security deposit number, he told me that I was not welcome there and to please leave the premises. Now, he claims that I owe them $703.88 in a Maintenance Item described on his monthly statement, which he has not explained and provided receipts. To Summarize, I have spent out of my pocket about $3,500 for damages done to my rental property, have not received a penny from the Security Deposit and was not able to obtain any money back from Home Forward because I could not obtain information and an explanation on the Security Deposit number from Passadore Properties. Likewise, these 3 Issues Remain Unexplained: (1) receipts to explain and justify charges applied toward Passadore Properties' security deposit number of $1,710, (2) receipts and detail to the Maintenance Item charge of $703.88 and (3) explanation of the difference in the Security Deposit being $3,160 on the Multifamily NW Oregon Rental Agreement and $1,710 as stated on Passadore Properties statements. As far as I am aware and the facts state, I am not owed anything to Passadore Properties. In fact, Passadore Properties owes me the one month's rental reimbursement, which I was not able to obtain from Home Forward because they misrepresented and withheld information from me. It appears to me they kept the full $3,160 security deposit (per the Multifamily NW Oregon Rental Agreement), failing to disclose or explain how the security deposit got allocated and now is charging me incorrectly $703.88 for a Maintenance Item, which cannot be explained.
Desired Settlement: Exact Adjustment: (1) Delete this $703.88 Maintenance Item charge on the statements, unless could provide me receipts and thorough explanation of how this charge is justified, (2) According to the facts and the way it appears, I am still owed from Passadore Properties one month rent of $1,450, as I missed the opportunity to get reimbursement from Home Forward due to insufficient and unclear information regarding the Security Deposit.
We have the utmost respect for the Better Business Bureau and have appreciated the contribution they have made to helping resolve disputes in the past. However, we don't feel that this is the right venue to address Ms. Francetich's concerns. We are in an ongoing legal case with Ms. Francetich about these matters and feel that this complaint should either be postponed or resubmitted after the case is over. While we are sorry Ms. Francetich feels this way about the situation, our documents are in conflict with her claims. We believe the BBB is an appropriate venue for avoiding the courts and mediating minor disputes, of which this dispute is already in the courts and, by no means, minor or uncomplicated.
(The consumer indicated he/she DID NOT accept the response from the business.)
Consumer Response: I consider this issue resolved, there has been a settlement reached between me and the business.
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Complaint: We were told carpets in rental would be replaced due to urine and feces stains unable to be removed. After two carpet cleaning companies documented these stains were unsanitary and could not be removed by cleaning, passadore properties has failed to do as promised and replace this heavily solid carpet. This has been deemed a health issue and is currently preventing my family from moving into the home which has been on our possession since August 2nd. There has been little to no customer service or willingness to work through this issue. We are moving across country, our things arrive this Saturday, August 16th. Passadore has been aware of this and has been negligadble
Desired Settlement: Replacement of all carpets in home as previously discussed and agreed to by them. All out of pocket expenses related to my temporary living including meals as we do not have access to the kitchen we are renting from them, full service move and storage until repaired (this is a service I paid for and due to home not being ready will have to pay an additional $2400 minimum. Or full refund of all monies paid to ********* related to this rental expense and all out of pocket fees incited due to their lack of diligence and not fulfilling their commitment.
Business Response: Initial Business Response /* (1000, 5, 2014/08/25) */ This matter was closed by our office shortly after filing of this claim by ***** and ****** *****, to this bureau. Please see the attached settlement and release document. We would like to request that this matter be closed by the BBB as well. Many thanks and please let us know if we can answer any further questions. ***SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS REDACTED BY BBB***
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Complaint: We hired Passadore Properties to manage our 6 bedroom, 2400sqft house for 1.5 years. The property was 100% renovated and in pristine condition prior to the tenants move-in. Late during the tenancy, we decided to put the house on the market since we were losing money renting it, and instructed Passadore to increase the rental amount $55/month, from $1695 to $1750. Passadore did not increase the rent, and when we questioned them about it, they offered to pay the $55/month from their management fees for the remaining tenancy, but never did. This amounts to 3 months (March 1st to June 1st) of a reimbursement of $55/month totaling $165. We gave the tenants 60 days notice as required, and agreed the tenants could move out early since the home was receiving offers. There was no mention from Passadore of an early move out, so we expected the tenants to remain through July. We only found out of the tenants departure from our realtor, who happened to do a walk through and found the tenants in the process of departing. We also ended up short 1 month in rental income of $1750. When we confronted Passadore about the move out, they said they did not inform us because we had a realtor whom they had relinquished their management duties to. Although there was verbal agreement for the realtor to organize showings with the tenants, there was never any agreement with our realtor, nor agreement with Passadore to release them from their management duties or transfer them to the realtor. We do of course have record of Passadore charging us their entire management fees for the duration of the time the tenants remained in the house. Passadore has also charged us their management fees for the month the tenants were not even residing in the house. Passadore has also held our owners distribution payment for the month of May, the last months tenancy deposit. We have asked them to release the funds since May, but they have ignored us. This May payment amounts to $1525.50 ($1695 rent less $169.5 commissions). We did a final walk through with *****, the office manager and found the tenants left excessive damage to the walls including: nail holes, mounting hardware, holes in walls covered with plastic plates, botched up hole cover-ups which were not properly filled, sanded, or painted. The tenants tried to paint cover-up spots, but used the wrong color paint. Blue paint stands out on a gray wall, and ultra pure white does not blend with off white. Every room required re-patching of holes and painting, which required a total of 8 different colors of paint throughout. Every inch of the newly installed baseboards were scuffed, dented, and scratched, requiring repair and painting. The new hardwood flooring now has large prominent scratches and gouges, requiring replacement or re-sanding and staining to restore to the original condition. Every interior door was scratched and scuffed, and required re-painting. The granite kitchen counters were scratched and water stained. The Jenn-Air glass top electric downdraft cooktop was broken, with cracked and missing glass in two places, and required repair. Smoke detectors were found broken and laying on the bedroom floors. There were missing electrical wall plates. Bathroom cabinets were found with drill holes, apparently from fixtures that were then removed. The rear entry storm door had been removed and mounted upside down with the glass missing and the retractable screen broken. One bedroom screen had been busted through. The two garage door remotes were missing. We found a replacement external control panel along with a deactivated security system, none of which was ever mentioned, or approved by us. The newly installed carpets had excessive dirt, wear and tear to the extent that ***** ********* recommended we have them replaced. Our initial estimates for security deposit to be withheld from the tenants totaled $3886. After weeks of emails, phone discussions, collecting repair and replacement quotes, and discussions with ***** and ***** *********, we agreed to withhold $2094.49 from the tenant security deposit. Of that $2094.49 security deposit, Passadore would keep $409.49 for carpet cleaning instead of replacement, and we would be returned $1685 to try and restore the house to its original condition. In our opinion, other than with respect to placing tenants and deducting "management" fees, Passadore Properties did not manage the property or tenants. This was plainly clear by the eagerness with which they handed over their duties, yet continued to take commission. If there is any further doubt by anyone who reads this complaint, please review BBB complaint 9-30-2013 in which a tenant was charged for the same types of normal "wear and tear" cited in our complaint. Quite clearly, Passadore will bend the story as it suits in order to avoid doing the "unpleasant" part of the job for which they deduct management fees. In summary, allowing for all concessions and compromises we made with them, Passadore Properties owes us $1525.50 for the last month tenancy, $165 for management reimbursement fees, and $1685 in tenant security deposit that we agreed to with Passadore, totaling $3375.50. We will concede the $1750 for the one month in lost rental income, due to Passadore's negligence of not informing us of the tenant's early departure. Recently, Passadore has returned $2426.80 ($1525 last month tenancy and $901.80 security deposit) to us. However, they still owe us $948.70 in security deposit and management fee reimbursement, which they are not responding to.
Desired Settlement: In summary, allowing for all concessions and compromises we made with them, Passadore Properties owes us $1525.50 for the last month tenancy, $165 for management reimbursement fees, and $1685 in tenant security deposit that we agreed to with Passadore, totaling $3375.50. We will concede the $1750 for the one month in lost rental income, due to Passadore's negligence of not informing us of the tenant's early departure. Recently, Passadore has returned $2426.80 ($1525 last month tenancy and $901.80 security deposit) to us. However, they still owe us $948.70 in security deposit and management fee reimbursement, which they are not responding to.
Business Response: Initial Business Response /* (1000, 5, 2014/07/31) */ When we received this complaint, we were very surprised because we've had ongoing, steady and positive communication with the owners of this unit, ******* and ******* ********. Further, many of the most pointed complaints the ********* make are easily refuted by emails they've sent us. Fortunately, upon review of this complaint, we believe we are able to clear up and resolve nearly everything. Nonetheless, we look forward to the Better Business Bureau's assistance in helping to resolve this matter. The *********' claim that they instructed us to increase the rental amount by $55 a month, after deciding to put the house on the market, is correct. When we instructed the tenant that the rent would be increasing simultaneous to the house being listed for sale, the tenant said they would not be paying the increase and would, in fact, like the rent lowered for the inconvenience of having the home shown during their tenancy. ******* ******** called our office very upset that we hadn't initiated the increase and we explained that we didn't think it was fair to the tenant. We told them that if they were insistent on increasing the tenant's rent by $55 a month, despite the fact that they were inconveniencing their tenant with showings and ultimately displacing the tenant, that we would simply take the $55 a month out of our commissions and give it to the ********* directly. From our point of view, this was the best in customer service, sacrificing commissions we had earned to achieve a compromise and peace between a now inflated and upset tenant and a landlord that, in our view, had unreasonable expectations of how selling a home while a tenant is in it should work. The ********* never formally accepted our offer to pay the $55 a month from our commissions to them, subsequently we had come to believe that they had reconsidered and decided our view on this matter was correct, and as such, we never made this credit. We saw our handling of this issue between landlord and tenant as a large success in our management skills; in that we were successful in not reducing the tenant's rent during the sales process and instead making a compromise that there was no increase. We are sorry that the ********* saw this as a failure. We are happy to concede the $165 that we had offered to the ********* at this time. As the ********* state, they instructed us to give the tenants a 60 day notice to vacate along with the *********' permission to move out early, should the tenants choose to do so. ******* ******** stated in an email on May 1st, "If the tents wish to vacate sooner, we are fine with that." The *********' statement that, despite this instruction, they expected the tenants to stay through July is contradictory to both our phone conversation and their written communication. The *********' realtor, **** *******, was in communication with us and was pleased with the *********' decision to have the tenants move out as soon as they were willing because, in **** *******'s view, a vacant home would be positive in assisting in the successful sale of the property. We categorically deny that at any point anyone from the ********* ****** in any way said or inferred, as the ********* claim, that we had relinquished management of the property to a real estate broker involved in the sale. First and foremost, that would require a new property management agreement and formal transfer of management to a new, licensed property manager. Admittedly, in the complaint, the ********* declare this never took place. The *********' claim that we charged management fees for the month that the tenant was not living in the house- we did not. We did hold the ********* final May payment, as is policy, because bills and other expenses trickle in during the weeks following a vacancy that need to be paid out of the owner's client trust account. Once all outstanding items are paid, we send a final payment to the owners. We processed the *********' final owner charges and subsequent payment on July 15th, 6 days prior to them having filed this BBB complaint. The ********* contradict themselves on this matter both when communicating with us and in this BBB complaint. In paragraph 8 of their complaint, they state that they had received funds prior to submitting the BBB complaint but in paragraph 3, they state they had not received funds. The ********* did originally give us an estimate they created of $3386 worth of damages they believed the tenants caused to the home. They state correctly that we had multiple conversations with them about these charges. Our company believed these charges were excessive and, ultimately, we felt these charges would send both the ********* and us to court against the tenant. We tried to explain, for example, that the damage the tenants caused to the cook top, which was a large part of their claim, could not be charged back to the tenant in full. Instead, the ********* had two choices about how to deal with the repair. They could either have a repairman repair the cooktop the tenants had cracked or they could estimate what the used cooktop was worth and charge that amount to the tenant. We went through all the other damages they had assessed and explained them each thoroughly, as we did with the cooktop. After discussion with us, they approved the tenant charges in an email on June 26th in the amount of $2,094.49. Because of this written approval by the *********, we are surprised to find this item in the complaint. With respect to the ********* citing the BBB complaint on 9/30/13, that only furthers our position in this matter in dealing with their tenants. That was a complaint from a tenant who believed they were charged too much in damages against their security deposit. In turn, the tenants asserted their right to make a claim in this forum and, had the BBB not have assisted in a final settlement, the owners and ********* ***** have been subject to the tenants taking us both to court. It is because of this BBB complaint on 9/30/13 and other disputes, that ********* ********** has garnered the experience needed to deal with these matters. Ultimately, it's in everyone's best interest to try and keep these matters out of the courts. Instead of allowing this dispute between the owners and tenants to continue, we worked diligently to strike a compromise where the tenant paid all of the charges approved by the owners in the email on June 26th, in the amount of $2094.49, minus $585, in exchange for a settlement and release and a promise from the tenant that the matter would not go to court. Of the $585 settlement, ********* ********** also contributed by crediting the ********* $164.10 from our commissions to help settle the matter. The ********* only contributed $420.90. The ********* are accurate when they state they approved $1685 plus carpet cleaning. Ultimately they received, after a $585 settlement with the tenant, $1228.20 instead of $1685. We believe strongly that having put this matter behind them was worth the $420.90 they spent on the settlement and release. We believe the *********' only claim is the $165 in management fees that we offered to cover as an effort to give good customer service - which we would have credited at any time, had they simply asked. We also believe that the skills and experience required to work between the tenant and owner on the disputed charges, and obtain a settlement of 80% weighted to the *********' side in order to close the matter permanently and definitively, demonstrates a big win for the *********. While we remain disappointed the ********* didn't work more diligently to figure out the issues they have listed in this complaint, we appreciate ultimately that they reached out to the BBB and hope that this agency can help successfully mediate our dispute. Despite the disagreement we're now facing, our company does not take for granted the business the ********* sent our way for the prior 19 months and we ultimately feel that ********* ********** was a key element in helping the ********* achieve showings and a successful sale on their property. Although we believe the ********* are undereducated in the Property Management Field and we strongly disagree with their assertions and the direction they took in handling the settlement charges against their tenant, for cooperations sake, we will now offer to pay an additional $420.90 that ********* are out of pocket for the settlement with the tenants. ********* ********** is prepared to offer ******* and ******* ******** an amount equal to $585.90 in exchange for their signing of our standard settlement and release which will permanently put this matter behind us. This offer leaves the ********* at the exact same place they would have been in if the tenants had agreed to all the charges the ********* originally authorized our company to assess. Initial Consumer Rebuttal /* (2000, 7, 2014/08/10) */ (The consumer indicated he/she ACCEPTED the response from the business.) While we believe there are still discrepancies with respect to payment received to date we will accept Passadore Properties offer of $585 for security deposit refund although this will leave us short $200 in security deposit and $165 for management reimbursement fee. However, we would like to close this matter as soon as possible and end all involvement with Passadore Properties.
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