Reasons Landlords Hire A Property Management Company to Oversee the Tenant Eviction Process
The landlord feels sorry for the tenant while the tenant may feel sad or embarrassed to be evicted. The property management company takes care of the tenant eviction process professionally on behalf of the landlord. The pros of contacting a property management company to take care of the tenant eviction process are discussed below.
Understand the laws that control the eviction process in your nation. Write a lease agreement that adheres to the laws of eviction. The landlord and tenant act outlines the eviction process that the law acknowledges. Instead of hiring a lawyer, allow the property management company to write a lease agreement for your rentals that adheres to the eviction and tenancy agreement laws.
The law bars the landlord from changing locks or locking out the tenant, shutting down the supply of gas, electricity, water, and other utilities, harassing the tenant through threats, or throw the tenant’s property out of the house even when the person has accumulated too much unpaid rent or damage the property of the landlord. No force is used by the property management company to evict the tenants because they follow the law.
The property management company protects your relationship with the remaining tenant from getting destroyed because of the eviction. The remaining tenants will have a strained relationship with the employees of the property management company, but they will perceive the landlord as a caring and loving person because the landlord was not involved in the eviction process. The property management company will make your friends and relatives who are renting your apartments to understand that the apartments are meant for the business not to cultivate friendships and strengthen blood ties.
The property management company maintains your property’s image because they get legitimate reasons for evicting the tenants. Tenants should be evicted if they fail to pay rent, break noise, health and occupancy rules, damage the property significantly, break lease agreement such as subletting, using the property for illegal purposes.
The eviction is carried out only after the attempts by the property management company to reason with the tenant fail. The company will find ways to negotiate a payment plan for the damages the tenant has done on the property or the accumulated rent, plead with the tenant to change his or her lifestyle so that it fits the lease agreement and more.
The property management company only files an eviction with the court if the tenant refuses to honor the tenant eviction notice. In some states, the tenant eviction notice should be served to the tenant more than once with specific durations within the times the notice is issued before a case is allowed to be filed in court.