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It only seems natural that property owners would also want to know a little more about the social reputation of the people who plan to live inside their properties. But is it legal for a landlord to snoop into a potential lessee's social media accounts? This article will explain the fragile line of the law.
Would it make sense for Realtors and landlords to become familiar with any or all of the local languages to be able to network with a larger rental audience? Probably. Being a multilingual real estate professional can certainly help to connect with a wider clientele.
Before a new tenant moves in, there are some topics on the lease that need to be explained—the cost for rent and security deposits, maintenance and repair roles, condition of the premises, and pet and smoking rules. These are rules that usually have minimal room for misinterpretation. But there’s one gray area on a lease that could become a sticking point for both tenants and landlords: quiet enjoyment.
In today’s political climate, there’s a taboo question that landlords may (or may not) dance around: Is this renter vaccinated from coronavirus disease 2019?
Once a landlord gets a bad tenant, it can leave a long-lasting bitter taste in their mouths when renewals and new tenants come along. However, for legal reasons, landlords cannot just turn down tenants on a whim.
For a landlord, a rental property is an uphill battle against mishaps, calamities, the hands of time and sometimes nature itself. To guard their investment, property owners must plan ahead, maneuver tactfully and sometimes be prepared to cut their losses.
“Do you have a pet-friendly policy?” It’s a common question that landlords receive before attempting to rent a single-family home.
Although some modifications cannot be considered such as replacing all the flooring or repainting the entire home, allowing minor modifications helps tenants feel like a rental property is indeed “home."
Each state will exhibit different property code requirements for rekeying rentals. This is partially due to the demographics and population needs of individual landlords and tenants.
Property managers and landlords are often faced with uncomfortable choices: to rent to the well-meaning but credit-challenged tenants or wait until the ideal candidates pop up.