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What is the rental home lawn care debate?
The rental home lawn care debate is a very common issue that should be addressed, agreed upon and put into your rental agreement or lease. If your home is occupied by tenants, ask yourself these questions: Does a tenant take as much pride in your lawn as you do? Can you expect your property to be taken care of as well if it a rental property?
Who is responsible for lawn care in a rental property?
This type of lawn care agreement leaves the tenant responsible for all aspects of lawn care. Anything that needs doing, is to be done by the tenant. This includes mowing, weeding, fertilizing, watering, mulching, cleaning gutters,etc.
Should a landlord be responsible for mowing the lawn?
If you are a tenant who thinks your landlord should be responsible for lawn care, regardless of the type of property you are renting, before you approach your landlord, you may need to take a look at your lease. Your argument for who should mow the lawn may be over before it even begins.
What are the pros and cons of letting a tenant mow the lawn?
The advantages of this for the tenant are that they don’t need to worry about handling lawn care, and the landlord knows it is getting done right. The downside of course for the landlord being that they are stuck with the bill.