How To Reduce Disputes About Normal Wear And Tear In Rented Properties

Disputes about wear and tear in rented properties are fairly common but quite stressful. Here are a few tips for reducing them.

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If you’ve been involved in managing rented property for any period of time, you already know that you must leave allowance for wear and tear during the move-out inspection. However, determining what is “normal” has always been a source of disagreement in real estate transactions. The immediate effect of this gray area is landlords wanting to hold on to the tenants caution deposit or at least a significant part of it to restore the property to its state before tenancy.

Below we’ll take a look at what normal wear and tear is and what it’s not and how to resolve this Continue reading