Go4Rent Magazine: Renter Edition
Go4Rent publishes a bimonthly magazine for tenants intended to be informative, educational and enjoyable to read.
After the Miami balcony collapse, tenants may choose to reevaluate some of the questions they never asked before, including balcony safety, whether Building Violations should be called, and what balcony repairs have already been made and/or are in need.
In Go4Rent's sixth rental magazine, our team looks at the pros and cons of subletting via Airbnb, repair responsibility for subletters, installing portable washers and dryers, the pros and cons of fireplaces, when to report building violations, and proper balcony and deck maintenance.
Strict lease agreements combined with local and state laws often make subletting and subleasing more complex. How can tenants rent out their units? And how should they approach the conversation with their landlord? Find out here.
Airbnb provides property owners with a convenient way to rent their property on a short-term basis. Renters may also try to cash in and sublease too. But if the landlord approves the sublease, what are the consequences if an Airbnb guest damages the property?
Tenants can put themselves in the best position to avoid landlord disputes by understanding when and how it's legal to report repairs that become Building Violation. Here are some tips for reporting violations and what to do if retaliation occurs.