If you’re an experienced landlord, you’d know that sometimes it isn’t always about the highest rent that you can get, but getting a suitable tenant that’s fuss-free.
After all, what’s the point of having more money, but more headaches and stress?
So even though rental rates in the Singapore property market may be at an all-time high, and it’s easy to aspire to get as much monthly rent as possible, you really need to still screen your tenants carefully. Don’t assume desperate tenants are also responsible tenants. We can’t explain it, but there are people who will still break the rules and trash a rental unit; even if their next best alternative is going to be an overpriced hotel room. This week we spoke to a realtor, who had a tenant with no apparent fear of consequences… and what it was like to evict her:
A seemingly ordinary tenant, in a pricey rental market...