Landlords Don't Forget HOA Rules When You Rent
By Bob & Carolin Benjamin, East Phoenix Arizona Homes
(Benjamin Realty LLC)
A renter has no way of knowing the community "standards" about where to store their garbage cans, and no way to know what the landscaping "standards" are of the community unless the landlord shares these issues with them. In today's market often times when a home owner wants to sell, but then sadly learns they will not end up with anything near what they want dollar-wise for their home, they end up deciding to rent. Many of these landlords are not professional landlords, and do not have standard procedures and forms to give to their renters, and some do not even think about sharing the Home Owner Association (HOA) rules with them. So they end up renting their property and are then shocked to get letters from their HOAs when the renter does things against the HOA rules -- but in fact the...