Yes, Halloween is over, but the reality is that some nightmares are still continuing for landlords who've elected to go it alone when it comes to property management. Picture it: mold which mirrors cottage cheese, roaches desperately escaping an opened refrigerator and unreported rotting floorboards... It isn't pretty and the stories only get worse.
Here are 12 nightmares that have actually occurred & could have been avoided had the startled landlord(s) hired an experienced property management company:
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Are you still breathing? We hope you're okay. Here's the thing: landlording doesn't have to be a nightmare. It can be as easy or as difficult as you want to make it. While none of the aforementioned nightmares were the fault of any landlord, there is a lot to be said for property managers who specialize in foreseeing such outrageous circumstances. They excel at preventing them and are pros at dealing with them should these rare instances arise. In addition, these are great examples of the importance of contract law as it pertains to lease agreements - all things which property management companies understand.
If you find that you are experiencing sweaty palms after reading this, perhaps it's time to pick up the phone and give us a call.
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