Tips to Help Residents Avoid Holiday Disasters

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Rental Housing Journal has a helpful article about how you can help your residents avoid holiday mishaps. Here's just one:

5. Lonely pets

If renters aren’t taking their pets with them on vacation, they’ll benefit from hiring a sitter to watch their furry friends. A bored pet can do a lot of damage to a home, especially with absences of more than a couple days. Tenants may have to forfeit their deposits if their beloved pet destroys the interior while they’re gone.

Hiring a pet sitter has the added advantage of having someone to check on the apartment — or maintain it if they plan to stay there. Someone can feed the pets, check the mail and keep an eye out for suspicious happenings. It’s a three-in-one win.