I have a decent single truck driver as a tenant . His girlfriend calls about a clogged toilet . On the holiday weekend . The tenant is on the road and the girlfriend is "watching " the place . I tell her I am out of town for the holiday , Try a plunger and if that doesnt work go home and use your bathroom. No, she wants a plumber . I tell her thats on her dime . "Why should I pay , the wipes say you can flush them "
So I tell her that the lease says that clogs caused by the tenant are the tenants responsibility .
Her reply " nobody ever reads the lease "
I called the tenant , he told her to go home , and if he cant clear it , he will pay to snake it .
Yea, sounds like a common conversation. I imagine every landlord on the site has a had a convo pretty similar to that.
It's stories like this one that make people never want to be a landlord. Thankfully, this doesn't happen everyday, but it is a reminder of how tenants view landlords. Thanks for the story!
Stuart Birdsong, Twin Pines Investment Group LLC | 9706726282
anything a tenant complains about when they are past due on rent is stupid in my book....
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