So about a month ago, we sent notices to renew our tenants leases, we received a reply from one of our tenants(married couple, great quiet tenants, always pay on time), she said that her and her husband were struggling in their marriage and were thinking about splitting in August, so wanted to know is they could do a shortened lease and if she could find roommates afterwards cause she wanted to stay either way.
Anyway I gave her the Five Love Languages audiobook(my favorite relationship book) and she said she would give it a listen.
Two weeks later, she and her husband(reluctantly at first), listened to it all the way through. She said they spent a lot of time talking and crying... she said it was really good.
Anyway yesterday they gave us notice that they would be renewing for the whole year!
That's great to hear Sunny, congrats on getting the renewal
It is good news, gives you time to prepare to find new tenants. Get prepared for their future split, should take less than 2 months, and make sure you have them on a M2M lease so you can dump them both quickly if it turns really bad.
You got lucky, now see if you can line up some perspective interested tenants that would be prepared to give notice and move to your place when the time comes.
Wow thanks for liking this post, now 2 years later.
So an update, the tenants are still with us and even came with us to a marriage retreat weekend! and big news! They just had their first child together, now 4-months old!
Good to hear this!
@Sunny Burns I certainly hope you invoiced them for the marriage counseling. 😊
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