Talking about landlord fears and horror stories is always a fun topic. One thing you should know is that it really gets overblown by the media and by some of the people you know. Everyone has heard that one horrible story about a rental property that was destroyed by a huge dog that also ate the kid next door.
These things typically don’t happen. And, you can make a lot of intentional choices to avoid problems like bad dogs and bad tenants.
The real risks when it comes to being a landlord are a bit more subtle, and today we’re talking about one of the best ways to avoid a horror story of your own.