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Find Reliable Renters: Top Questions to Ask Prospective Tenants

By Ben Faulks

When you're looking for tenants to occupy your Belconnen rentals, there are a number of different questions you should ask to ensure you're getting honest, reliable people living in your investment property.

For example, one of the most telling questions you can ask people is about their current living situation and why they're choosing to leave that accommodation.

This can give you a decent idea as to whether they're moving by choice, or if they were evicted from the property by their landlord.

You should also ask them if they will have any pets living at the property. This may be a significant factor in your decision to accept their application.

Having a pet bird or cat is different from having a dog, for example, because of the added fencing and backyard requirements or potential damage.

Feel free to ask your prospective tenants for character references. This will give you a well-rounded view of their personality and will help you to make the best possible decision. After all, you'll want to know everything you can about the individuals moving into your investment.

By asking the right questions, you can ensure that both you and your tenants have a positive experience throughout the tenancy.

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