Prop. Preservation & REO Services

Blue Ridge Custom Homes is a turnkey resource for all aspects of default property management.

Through continuous training of internal staff and local contractors, Blue Ridge Custom Homes ensures that all work performed meets investor/insurer requirements and agreed-upon timeframes, in the most cost-effective manner, to help save money and prevent penalties.

We offer a full spectrum of inspection, preservation, valuations, and title services. As an industry leader, we pride ourselves on our attention to detail, our quick turnaround times, and our high levels of quality service in the field and in our office. Please see below for additional information on each of our services.

All our work is to HUD specs and in compliance with local municipalities


  • lock changes
  • padlocks
  • lockboxes
  • pool securings, draining, and boarding
  • window reglazing, door replacement
  • window, door and misc opening boarding
  • security doors installed


Roof Tarps and Temporary Patches

We can do permanent roof repairs or temporary roof patches to prevent further damage, but roof tarps are a useful alternative to patching when applicable.

Debris Removal

General interior and exterior debris removal health hazards – tires, paint, gas, oil, chemicals, etc infestation risks – food, raw trash etc

Lawn Service

initial and monthly sevice avaliable on all size lots

Pool Service

We can drain, clean, refill and balance pools we also offer weekly, bi weekly, and monthly pool service

Repairs and Upgrades

We are a Class A building contractor we are able to provide repairs, upgrades and full rehabs through out the state of Virginia.




Lock box



Debris Removal

With debris removal and disposal, we remove all debris from both the interior and the exterior of the property. We also abate all present and potential hazards on or inside the property. This includes tires, oil-based paint, latex paint, motor oil, antifreeze, tires, propane tanks, car batteries, and any other hazardous materials. By partnering with Environmental Disposal Companies, we ensure that all disposal and recycling is completed in a safe and environmentally friendly manner. Because we are equipped to efficiently complete any amount of debris removal, there is no job that is too big or too small.




Removing all the water from the domestic and well supplied plumbing system in the home, including the hot water tank, and then ensuring that the system will hold pressure. We also add -40 antifreeze in all drains, traps and tanks to ensure protection against damage caused by freezing temperatures.




At the request of the client when a property is sold or requires an inspection. A de-winterization consists of filling the plumbing system with water, including filling and lighting the hot water tank and ensuring that the property does not have any leaks or damage.



Plumbing Repairs

If we do find damage during either the winterization or de-winterization process, we are capable of repairing the damage in order to ensure that the system is able to function properly.

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Lawn service

Twice a month we return to active, vacant properties to cut the grass and edge walkways and driveways. This prevents violations of HOA and city guidelines.

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Twice a month we can return to properties to ensure that they are clean and smelling fresh for showings and viewings.

These cleanings consist of the following:

  • Wipe down all countertops and surfaces
  • Sweep all hard floor surfaces
  • Vacuum all carpeted areas
  • Replace air fresheners (with date written on the air freshener)
  • Re-clean toilets, cleaning the toilet and pouring more antifreeze in the toilet after it has been cleaned