6 Insane Landlording Stories That Prove the Importance of Tenant Screening

earth-237955_1280-PDOver the years, I have made many mistakes on tenant selection and have had the privilege of accumulating landlording stories. There is always value to a landlord education, even if provided by a tenant, and in the real estate game, the education can be very pricy. Almost all landlords have made similar mistakes, and it costs them dearly. Only the well capitalized or lucky landlords live to try it again.

One of my first rental investments was a couple of duplexes. I had one all cleaned up and ready to rent. Since I knew Section 8 was a guaranteed way to get rent, I figured “How can a landlord go wrong with that?” After all, most people are decent people and want to respect the property and the landlord. I quickly learned the hard way that tenants are not always that way.

Read More Here.  I have listed the landlording stories and lessons to be remembered.

6 Landlording Stories That Prove the Importance of Tenant Screening

 

Do you have any interesting landlording stories?  Or even a good renter story?

2 Replies to “6 Insane Landlording Stories That Prove the Importance of Tenant Screening”

  1. I’m shocked at the way some lessees are willing to treat others’ property! Whenever my lease ends, I wipe my rental down from top to bottom to ensure my security deposit is returned in full, but also because I realize my apartments is someone else’s home and livelihood.

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