To Be A Landlord Or A Tenant

What does it take to be a landlord

What are your duties and responsibilities as Landlords ?

It is the landlord’s responsibility to ensure the safety of their property and to keep it well maintained. … It is also the role of the landlord to make sure that you, as a tenant, are aware of your duties and responsibilities and to help address any issues you may have before and during your tenancy.

Do take time to go online to gain knowledge, prior to deciding whether to market your existing apartment or flat for rental or prior to getting keys for rental, to deal direct with tenant or to engage your real estate agent, and although your agent is there is assist, there is more that meets the eye and expectation of your agent, as there is a service and managing fee if you want them to step in to be conflict and problem solvers, unless they do so willingly, and also depending on the mutually agreed service fee paid for securing and managing the tenancy.

Landlords’ Duties Regarding Repairs, Maintenance, and to Provide Notice to Tenants for Entry

Now let us also look at the other side of the coin, so we are on equal playing field

What are the responsibilities and duties of a Tenant?

During the time that the property is being rented, the landlord must do maintenance work and make repairs which are necessary to keep it habitable. However, a landlord is not responsible for repairing damage caused by the tenant, or the tenant’s guests, children or pets.

Tenant’s Duties

Do take time to go online to gain knowledge, prior to deciding whether to rent, to deal direct with landlords or to engage your real estate agent to look for prospective landlords, and although your agent is there is assist, there is more that meets the eye and expectations of your agent, as there is a service and finder’s fee if you need them to step in to be conflict and problem solvers and to negotiate the tenancy, extensions and renewals unless they do so willingly, depending on the agreed service fee paid for doing so.

 

This is based on writer’s real life experience

(Writer has met and worked with responsible landlords/tenants as well)