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When Killeen Tenants Ring in the New Year with a Bang

Killeen Tenant’s Hosting a New Year’s Eve PartyNew Year’s Eve is a major social holiday in the United States. People across the country gather in their homes, attend private parties, or celebrate at large public gatherings to fare well the old year and bring in the new one. Your Killeen tenants, also, will be celebrating New Year’s Eve with a social event of some sort. For this reason, when it comes to your renters throwing parties in one of your rental homes, it’s critical to know what can be done to keep parties under control and how to have a preemptive plan, from the language in your lease documents to proper enforcement of its terms.

Keeping your tenants’ New Year’s Eve celebrations from inclining into a huge affair that increases the risk of damage and liability can be a challenge. for illustration, how many people are too many when having a party on your property? Can (and should) you try to keep your tenants from drinking alcohol? What if your tenants want to use fireworks or noisemakers at midnight?

These concerns (and many more) can all be tackled in your lease documents. The wording in your lease should explicitly restraint the volume of visitors permitted on the property at any given time, with larger amounts requiring specific permission. The specific number can vary, but “no more than 10 for fewer than four hours” is a popular option.

While you can’t legally prohibit the consumption of alcohol by your renters, you can include specific language in your lease that addresses illegal activities and illustrates the specific consequences of entitling such exercise on your rental property in Killeen. You might also consider prohibiting massive numbers of guests, excessive noise, or a large number of motor vehicles. Fireworks should be excluded at all of your rental homes, but you might consider creating a distinguished note of holiday-related activities (such as roaring music or tweeters) that would set up a public nuisance for the rest of the surroundings.

One more thing you can do is make sure that your tenants have their own renter’s insurance policy that includes renter’s legal liability.  In the occasion that a large party does develop on the property, the incident of damage and injury increases considerably. If damage or injury does happen, you could be deemed liable unless your tenants have their own insurance coverage.

To end with, protecting your rental homes requires that you are diligent in enforcing the terms of the lease agreement. If the party gets to be uncontrollable, loud, destructive, or illegal activity is brewing, it’s urgent to act instantly and earnestly to make your renters accountable.

The good news is that you don’t have to do all of this on your own. At Real Property Management Talent, we will ensure that your lease documents include specific and binding language while monitoring activity, watching for those things that may not comply. Please contact us online or by phone at 254-401-0400 to learn more about what we can do for you.

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