Communications With The Tenant

Handling interactions with a renter in Rappahannock County

One of the important services that your property management expert in Rappahannock County performs is providing a level of separation between the tenant and the owner. The best practice is for the owner to deny any direct contact with the renter. Important tip for rental investors: never share your contact information with the tenant.

Renters in Rappahannock County will often ask to change rules, or make other special requests. The property management expert knows the rules and knows why the lease provisions exist. A renter can ambush an uniformed landlord at a moment of ignorance causing the owner to grant a request that is against the rental investor's own interests.

The result of giving into what appears to be simple request can be a disaster in the long run. Furthermore, once the tenant knows there is an opportunity to appeal, the renter will take every question to the property owner, which cost the property owner time and effort.

Tenants will use contact with the rental investor to build a personal relationship with the owner. Personal feelings can make it much harder for the landlord to make objective business decisions in a impersonal manner. Additionally, the renter can hound or harass a landlord at odd hours or with various requests.


We're paid to be your defend the owner's interests. It's more difficult to achieve that goal when the renter is going to ask the property owner to overrule our work.