Tips on how to remain a good tenant...
- Pay your rent on time:
- Send your rent check directly to your landlord at the mailing address as written on your lease agreement, at least 3-5 days before it is due depending on how long the US Mail will take to deliver it to the landlord's address. Contact your landlord right away in the event that you may be late with the rent due to an unforeseen family problem. REMEMBER, COMMUNICATION IS THE BEST WAY TO AVOID ANY PROBLEMS WITH YOUR LANDLORD.
- Be sure that you transfer all of the utilities that you are responsible for paying for the first day of the lease agreement.
- Take care of the property:
- Keep your rental home in good working order by repairing problems right away and maintaining the cosmetic condition of the home.
- Read and understand your rental agreement:
- Be sure to keep your lease in a safe place so you may refer to it should you have questions pertaining to any part of your agreement. In the event that you lose your lease contact your landlord and request that they mail you a copy of the original lease agreement that you both signed. In the event that the landlord does not have a copy you may order a copy of your lease for $15.00 by contacting RENT ME FLORIDA, FINANCE DEPARTMENT.
- Be a good neighbor:
- Use common sense about guests, parties, noise and related items, and by keeping the outside of your home free of garbage and keeping the lawn groomed.
- If parking spaces are provided for you, use only the spaces designated to you and your guests.
- Consider obtaining "Rental Insurance.
- Immediately call or email directly to the landlord any problems they are responsible for.
- In the event that the your landlord does not contact you within 24 hours email or call RENT ME FLORIDA'S CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT, toll free - 877.400.0354, for an alternative number for you to reach the landlord.
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Good Luck in Your New Home!