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Rushing The Move-In Process Never Helps. Here’s Why.

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Rushing the move-in process never helps, because managing the whole move-in and move-out process is important for Pembroke Pines landlords. For renters, the challenging part is when they are trying to move their belongings to their new house. For landlords, however, the move-in and the move-out process involves a different list of actions. It starts with the different interior and exterior elements of their property that must be checked. Followed by maintenance and repair tasks that must be completed, all in a short amount of time. When executed professionally, the process is much more than taking a glance around. This is why, it is much better to finish a move-in and a move-out with a checklist in hand; otherwise, believe it or not, it can be a long and tiring process, with much room for errors.

The Move-in Process And Benefits of Using A Checklist.

When inspecting a Pembroke Pines rental property, it’s important to perform a detailed evaluation of each interior and exterior element. This helps to document all potential issues with the condition of items and the property as a whole.  You can start by checking the condition of the property’s walls, doors, trim, and baseboards carefully. Subsequently, you must go over windows, screens, and carpet/flooring carefully to understand the nature of maintenance and repairs, where needed. You can use a checklist to inspect the different elements and components. With a checklist in hand, you can compile all the necessary information about your home during the inspection process. As you see, rushing the move-in process never helps, as there are multiple tasks to take care of in your rental property.

Rushing The Move-In Process Disrupts Detailed Property Evaluation.

Instead of rushing to complete the move-in/move-out process all at once, it is always better to take it room by room. Not only does it help to compile a complete list of interior and exterior elements to be examined, but you can also get down to the all-important details. So whatever renovations are required for a room, you can understand them in full detail, before adding them to the general list of repairs and renovations. Smoke detectors, kitchen appliances, cabinets, countertops, faucets, showers, plumbing, and closets, should all feature on the list. Work through the move-in/move-out methodically, and make sure to inspect the condition of the roof, gutters, siding, and garage door for damage. Remember, there are also sprinkler systems, landscaping, fences, and gates to cover.

Why Include Swimming Pools To Your Move-in Move-out List?

Many Pembroke Pines properties feature swimming pools, and merit a detailed inspection in their own right. A general inspection relates to the overall maintenance and condition of the pool and its components. And the obvious things to inspect, are the pool’s surfaces, plumbing, and filtration systems installed. Make sure to include decks, patios, and any water features of your property. This will help you get a precise idea as to what types of repairs your property will need, to make it rent-ready for the next renter.

Inspections are also a good time to test your pool’s water quality, as well as the condition and safe operation of any safety barriers you have installed. Owners unsure of what a detailed pool inspection covers, can always reach out to a trusted local professional in Pembroke Pines, for a thorough pool inspection.

The Rush To Rent. And Pitfalls Thereof.

Just as it is unwise to be complacent with the move-in/move-out process, rushing things, come with their pitfalls. No matter how tempting it is to sign that new lease to the next renter, make sure to follow a thorough move-in/move-out process for your Pembroke Pines rental property. Rushing the move-in process never helps, as you could end up with more damages in due course. Careful and thorough inspections help significantly reduce the chances of missing critical maintenance and repair items, extending the lifetime value of your home. And well-maintained homes make for great tenants’ experiences in your home.

How We Can Help.

It’s a fact, that moving tenants in (and out) can take up a lot of your valuable time and energy. However, the team of professionals at Real Property Management Premier is well-suited to manage the entire move-in/move-out process for you. As part of the leasing process, we conduct a detailed walk-through to document conditions. This important walk-through assists in accurately assessing any changes in conditions when the tenant moves out. Please contact us online or by phone at 954-362-5235 for more information.

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