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10 Ways to Be a Tenant Landlords Will Love

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If you’re looking to rent a single-family rental property, establishing that you’re a decent tenant will greatly boost your chances of getting the rental home of your desire. However, to be a good renter, you must be aware of the factors that can make you a terrible tenant. No one wants to deal with bad renters, and no landlord wants to have to evict them! In this blog post, we’ll go over some tenant tips that any landlord would be happy to rent to.

  1. Pay your rent on time. This is perhaps the most crucial step in avoiding being a lousy tenant. Late rent reflects badly on you and increases the likelihood that your lease will not be renewed.
  2. Keep your place clean and tidy. Untidy and filthy living conditions are hazardous to your health and will cause your landlord headaches. The landlord is more likely to 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. It is more likely that everyone will be pleased if the noise level is reduced.
  4. Respect your neighbors. This connects to the last point. If you respect your neighbors, they are more likely to respect you. If there are any issues, they will most likely work with you to remedy them.
  5. Report maintenance and repair problems while they’re small. If you wait until something is broken or in need of urgent repair, the landlord will pay extra. However, if you report minor issues early on, the Spring Hill property manager would gladly remedy them quickly and cheaply.
  6. Cooperate with repairs and maintenance requests. When your landlord or a service technician needs to access your rental property for repairs or maintenance, you should make every effort to accommodate them. If you make it difficult for the landlord to conduct his or her job, the landlord may decide not to renew your lease.
  7. Don’t steal or damage property. This should go without saying, but it’s crucial to avoid stealing or harming anyone’s property, whether it’s the landlord’s 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 the lease terms, not just the ones that are convenient. If you don’t, the landlord will have reasons to evict you.
  9. Get renter’s insurance. This is something that will protect you if your rental apartment or personal possessions are damaged. It’s necessary to have, and the landlord may request it.
  10. Treat your landlord with respect. Even if you don’t always agree with your landlord, it’s crucial to show them respect. When your lease ends, it is more likely that they will not want to renew if you are impolite or disrespectful.


You can be a great renter and keep both you and your landlord pleased if you follow these guidelines. If your current arrangement isn’t perfect, though, it may be time to find a new home to rent. Real Property Management Connection offers quality rentals in Spring Hill and the surrounding areas. You can browse our listings online to see quality rental homes in your desired location.

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