Written by Dave Van Horn from biggerpockets.com
To be quite honest, in my close to 30 years in property management, I've never had a problem with pets. My problems have always been with the pet's owners.
For example, it is usually not the pet who fails to change the litter box and it isn't the pet's idea to have 8 dogs in one apartment. Yes, that has actually happened to me. I had bought a duplex once, with two one-bedroom units, where I inherited a tenant with one dog who suddenly had a record-setting eight pups. The funny thing was that my tenant decided she wanted to try and keep them all. People are crazy. Obviously, the idea of turning a one-bedroom apartment into a kennel didn't work out very well.
No Pet Policies
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