Christmas is slowly creeping up on all of us. And we are pretty sure you have noticed especially since stores all over the world have begun playing Christmas carols since early October! The yuletide season also gives a lot of people the opportunity to dress up their homes with all kinds of whimsical decorations. From dazzling Christmas lights to cool ornaments, homeowners really put their best foot forward and give it their all to show everyone that ‘tees the season to be jolly!
As a landlord, part of the job description involves clearing out the property after your tenants move out. If you’re lucky, you should just be handling trash such as old newspapers, takeout boxes, and other items that belong nowhere but the trash bin.
Some tenants, however, may leave things of value such as appliances, furniture, and even clothes. While the temptation to throw this out might be hard to ignore, there are certain steps that you need to undergo first to avoid facing serious liability.