Most of the time, we sell our properties when they’re vacant. If at all possible, it’s often better to wait until the tenants vacate the house before listing it. However, that’s not always possible, especially when the plan all along was not to sell it right away after the rehab.
It’s a hassle to pack, find a new home for rent and move. So, what’s in it for the tenants if the home they’re renting is being sold? They sometimes are inclined to put up every road-block to prevent the home from showing. Most lease agreements include a clause addressing this, but that doesn’t make it any easier to enforce. If a tenant has something to gain from the sale of the house, they are more likely to cooperate showing it. Continue reading