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10 Ways to Be a Tenant Landlords Will Love

Steilacoom Property Manager Shaking Hands With TenantIf you’re looking to rent a single-family home, establishing that you’re a reliable renter will considerably improve your chances of securing the property of your desires. But, in order to be a good renter, you must be aware of the factors that can make you a bad one. Nobody likes dealing with difficult tenants, and no one wants to evict them! In this blog post, we’ll go over some tenant advice that would make any landlord happy.

  1. Pay your rent on time. This is likely the most crucial step to avoid being an unwanted tenant. If you pay your rent late, it reflects negatively on you and increases the likelihood that your landlord will not renew your lease.
  2. Keep your place clean and tidy. It is unhealthy for you to reside in a cluttered, filthy home, and it also causes problems for your landlord. It’s more probable that the landlord will be pleased with you as a tenant if you keep your rental property neat and tidy.
  3. Don’t make too much noise. Tenants that are courteous of others and don’t produce excessive noise are valued by both landlords and neighbors. If you can reduce the level of noise, it is more likely that everyone will be happy with each other.
  4. Respect your neighbors. This is related to the last point. If you treat your neighbors with respect, they will most likely treat you with respect. And if problems arise, they will likely be willing to work with you to resolve them.
  5. Report maintenance and repair problems while they’re small. If you wait until anything breaks or requires a substantial repair, it will cost the landlord extra. However, if you report minor issues early on, the Steilacoom property manager would gladly remedy them quickly and cheaply.
  6. Cooperate with repairs and maintenance requests. When the landlord or a service technician requires access to your rental property for repairs or maintenance, you should be as accommodating as possible. If you make it difficult for the landlord to do their job, he or she may decide not to provide you with a lease renewal.
  7. Don’t steal or damage property. This should go without saying, but you should never damage or steal anyone’s property, no matter if it belongs to the landlord or your neighbors. If you do either of these things, you may be evicted.
  8. Follow your lease terms – all of them. You must adhere to all of your lease’s terms, not just the ones that are convenient for you. If you don’t, the landlord will have reasons to evict you.
  9. Get renter’s insurance. This will safeguard you if your possessions or rental unit get damaged. It’s crucial to have, and the landlord may request it.
  10. Treat your landlord with respect. Respect your landlord regardless of your disagreements. When your lease ends, it is more likely that they will not want to renew if you are impolite or disrespectful.


By adhering to these guidelines, you may become an excellent renter and ensure that you and your landlord are both satisfied. If your current situation is less than ideal, it may be time to search for a new rental property. Real Property Management Imagine offers quality rentals in Steilacoom and the surrounding areas. You can browse our listings online to see quality rental homes in your desired location.

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