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Tips For Finding Tenants: Questions To Ask

By Larry Malan

Finding the right tenants for your houses for rent in the Gold Coast can be difficult. But there are a number of things you should take into consideration, which could potentially make your job simpler. 

Remember that it's your call for who you eventually select to live in your property, so asking the right questions is the best way to help gauge the character of potential tenants. 

Here are some illuminating queries that can help to make the decision easier. 

Why did you leave your previous home? 

Regardless of whether this is the first time they've attempted renting or they're seasoned tenants, finding out why they left their last property can be extremely telling about someone's personality.

For example, if they were involved in a disagreement with their previous landlord, it could be worth asking them about the problem and chatting with their references in order to see whether this person could cause issues for you in the future. 

What do you do for a living?

Reliable tenants are those who can make their rental payments without any hassle or lateness. Therefore, people without steady employment or those between jobs can sometimes cause problems – especially when it comes to reliability and regular payments. 

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