Username Post: renting out your home
PokeyMom
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PokeyMom

    In response to TraciK

Usual utilities, phone, cable, electric are paid by the tenants including new account set up fees.
Around here, some renters pay oil/gas and some don't, depends on conditions, ours do and they pay for whatever is in the tank when they moved in.

Our insurance on our house went up 75% because we are not the primary dwellers.

Most renters of homes don't own lawnmowers (expense and headaches at times) and sometimes, they don't want to mow, they want a service to come and do it.
Unkept property = little furry creatures moving in.
Landlords usually hire the service or they do it themselves to keep an eye on things (like my dh).


 
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