When someone is a landlord, their tenants will have a much easier time if they have a specific list of tenant rules to follow. That way there will be no question about what is expected of them. These rules can be set down in the form of a rental agreement. Tenant rules are most commonly delineated in the form of a lease. It is best for everyone involved if the rules are stated clearly in a way that leaves no questions.
A tenant should enforce the rules fairly in a way that shows no favoritism toward anyone particular tenant. This means that if there is a no pets clause in your rental agreement or lease, this rule must pertain equally to all the tenants in the landlord’s building across the board. It will not be fair for the landlord to breach his own rental agreement or lease by allowing one tenant to have a pet and not allowing others to have a pet.
The landlord’s tenant rules should include provisions for when the rent is due and what will constitute it being considered late. This will discourage tenants from trying to pay their rent late. Some landlords will find that there are always Read More →