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Wait Before You Hand Over Keys to New Tenant

Posted by Bill Gray on September 16, 2009

[tweetmeme source=”your_twitter_name” only_single=false http://www.URL.com%5DkeysOften after a tenant signs the lease, the landlord immediately hands over the keys.  At this point, many landlords miss a critical opportunity to gain profit and minimize the risk that the tenant will eventually leave owing money.

In 30-40% of the tenant debt files I review, either the move-in inspection was done poorly, or not done at all.  This makes it difficult to accurately document any damages the tenant may cause while he or she lives in your rental.  In turn, this makes recovering the repair Read the rest of this entry »

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