A well-maintained yard is a key element of any good rental home. In most cases, property owners and tenants must collaborate to remove weeds, debris, and other eyesores since they can bring about a loss of curb appeal and, on an exceptional basis, a loss of property value.
The first action to set up for yard care season is to guarantee that the lease clearly determines the landscape responsibilities of both the renter and the landlord. It is important to clarify who is liable for which duty so that they don’t disappear into the chaos.
Having your Bullhead City tenants execute proper yard care is vital. Landscaping maintenance can be an issue for renters because it needs so many specialized tools. For instance, if a tenant has consented to look after a rental home’s lawn, that would entail that they would need to get or have access to the suitable tools for the task. A lawn mower, rake, and other tools are basic necessities. Anticipating that a renter will disperse fertilizer or weed killer products is not necessarily in the owner’s best interest as making use of the proper chemicals in suitable portions and locations, is not generally something tenants are able to do.
Keeping flower beds and other areas of the yard weed-free may also be something you require your tenants to fulfill. If that is so, they’ll require hand trowels, shovels, and other weeding tools to make the yard look neat. More serious jobs may require more serious tools. Pruning and trimming hedges, bushes, and trees frequently require the utilization of pruning shears, hedge trimmers, and landscaping saws and should remain in the hands of professionals, not renters.
If you have tenants who understand what they are doing and have the necessary tools, they can be trusted to execute the many tasks that yard maintenance requires. The unacceptable fact is that many tenants don’t know too much about yard care or may not think landscaping maintenance is a priority. In day to day life, they may even disregard to accomplish less regular tasks. There is also the chance that a tenant will accidentally damage or kill plants or trees on the property.
Regardless of who is accountable for yard care, landlords have to do regular evaluations to see to it that the yard of each rental home is being preserved. This crucial amount of error is important, but it takes a long time. Why not employ Real Property Management Northern Arizona instead? We will check the status of your rental home, throughout, and guarantee that all important yard maintenance tasks are accomplished regularly. For more additional information about how we can make Bullhead City rental property management a breeze, contact us or call us at 928-757-7368.