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How to Spread the Love as a Landlord or Tenant in Kent

How to Spread the Love as a Landlord or Tenant in Kent

In this
two-minute read, we look at ten ways to improve any landlord and tenant

If you do a
quick Google search on ‘how to keep love alive’, communication comes out on top
of many of the pieces of advice shared.

Almost all
relationships benefit from good communication. And that advice extends beyond
being a partner, parent, or friend – it can easily be applied to the landlord
and tenant relationship.

But there’s
more to it than that.

When it’s done
well, the landlord and tenant relationship is precisely that – a relationship
rather than a transaction.

Below are ten
ways landlords and tenants can avoid losing that loving feeling.

What tenants
love about good landlords

They ensure the property is well maintained and
repairs are carried out quickly.

They show empathy and fairness in their dealings
with tenants.

They recognise that even though it may be the
landlord’s property – it’s the tenants’ home.

They respect the tenants’ right to privacy and
never drop in unannounced (there are regulations around this – contact us to
find out more).

They appreciate good tenants and are fair if and
when there’s a need to raise the rent.

What landlords
love about good tenants

They pay the rent on time, every time.

They look after the property as if it’s their

They don’t cause the landlord any issues with

They communicate if there is an issue, such as a
repair or a change in their circumstances.

They respect their boundaries – some landlords
are hands-off and have us manage their properties. This doesn’t affect the
tenancy adversely, and it can enhance it in many ways.

We love what
we do

As a letting
agent in Kent,
we’re part matchmaker, part marriage guidance counsellor.

Our marketing
and rigorous referencing ensure the best tenants are matched with suitable
properties and landlords.

Our ongoing
support and expertise keep the landlord and tenant relationship happy and
mutually beneficial.

If you have any
questions about any aspect of renting your property out, get in touch with us.
We’re confident you’ll love our service.