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New Listing (by Bill [NH]) Jul 20, 2016 1:22 PM
       New Listing (by David [MI]) Jul 20, 2016 1:43 PM
       New Listing (by John2 [MI]) Jul 20, 2016 1:58 PM
       New Listing (by plenty [MO]) Jul 20, 2016 2:22 PM
       New Listing (by RB [MI]) Jul 20, 2016 2:25 PM
       New Listing (by Vee [OH]) Jul 21, 2016 5:07 AM
       New Listing (by Still Learning [NH]) Jul 21, 2016 10:18 AM
       New Listing (by Bill [NH]) Jul 21, 2016 10:22 AM
       New Listing (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Jul 21, 2016 5:06 PM

New Listing (by Bill [NH]) Posted on: Jul 20, 2016 1:22 PM

State Specific Question About: NEW HAMPSHIRE (NH)

You set up a new ad for your vacant unit. Make it look and sound great. Pics and all.

Then you get a call from one of your current tenants. Maybe their good tenants but you don't want to refurbish their unit right after doing this one.

What does everyone do?

New Listing (by David [MI]) Posted on: Jul 20, 2016 1:43 PM

well, if they know they can't transfer the deposit , and have to pay a new one while you process the old one...

New Listing (by John2 [MI]) Posted on: Jul 20, 2016 1:58 PM

Just a thought....If they are looking for a new place to rent, pay their rent on time, take good care of their current rental, then why not make it a win/win... They get to move if they leave their current place spotless and sign another 1 year lease :) Besides they might move to another place and you will have 2 vacant.

New Listing (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Jul 20, 2016 2:22 PM

What did you do ?

New Listing (by RB [MI]) Posted on: Jul 20, 2016 2:25 PM

It's all a part of doing business. (retaining tenants)

Most of the ground work is done.

Now go polish the place they are leaving

and raise the rent.

I've done it many times.

New Listing (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Jul 21, 2016 5:07 AM

I often ask -why are you moving- before knowledge of where thay are, it is a secret quality control you should try and keep the ones that really want to stay - some dont for various reasons and maybe you can get them into a larger or smaller place but the deposit is kept by the unit not the manager/owner.

New Listing (by Still Learning [NH]) Posted on: Jul 21, 2016 10:18 AM

There can be a benefit if indeed they are great tenants and are looking to move because of upgrading to nicer unit due to more income, need more space, etc. If you can move them from one unit to the other now, clean and place new residents in their unit for the beginning of the month, you have not lost much rent on their turnover.

New Listing (by Bill [NH]) Posted on: Jul 21, 2016 10:22 AM

So generally speaking, if they have been good I will allow them to upgrade. I expect them to leave their old unit clean but rarely is it good enough for incoming tenant.

I hate having to re-focus on another unit but the devil you know is sometimes better than the devil you don't.

New Listing (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Jul 21, 2016 5:06 PM

I have a tenant of seven years that just received a significant change in income. He wants to move from a one bedroom to a large three bedroom.

Where I might not want to see him shifting around from unit to unit - he is already trained and has a solid history. Why should I give this person up to someone else?

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