Resident Responsibilities

Resident Responsibilities

Maintaining the quality and functionality of your rental home is beneficial for your daily living and a fundamental responsibility outlined in your lease agreement. This section aims to guide you through your obligations regarding home maintenance, ensuring you understand how to care for your living space, report issues promptly, and avoid common pitfalls that could affect your security deposit. By adhering to these guidelines, you’ll contribute to the property’s longevity and enjoy a comfortable, well-maintained home throughout your tenancy.

Your Part



Our Part




Lawn & Yard Maintenance

Lawn care plays a crucial role in maintaining the aesthetic appeal and value of your rental home. As tenants, it’s essential to understand your responsibilities, which may include regular lawn mowing, weeding, and keeping the outdoor area tidy. These tasks not only contribute to a pleasant living environment but also comply with community standards and lease agreements. For properties where the management takes care of these duties, tenants should still report any issues like irrigation problems or fallen trees promptly.

Community Rules

Being a good neighbor and adhering to the Homeowners Association (HOA) or community rules are key elements of harmonious living in any neighborhood. These guidelines are designed to maintain the aesthetic appeal, safety, and overall quality of life within the community. By respecting noise ordinances, properly maintaining your property, and using communal spaces considerately, you contribute to a positive environment for everyone.

Resident Responsibilities FAQ

Tenants are typically responsible for routine maintenance tasks such as replacing light bulbs, air filter replacements, keeping the property clean, ensuring smoke detector batteries are functional, and preventing mold by properly ventilating bathrooms and kitchens. It’s important to refer to your lease agreement for specific responsibilities.

This varies by property. Some leases require tenants to handle basic lawn care, such as mowing the grass and keeping the yard tidy, while others include these services. Check your lease or contact us for clarification.

Report any maintenance issues as soon as possible through our online portal, app, or by calling our office. Prompt reporting helps prevent minor issues from becoming major problems.

Before making any repairs or improvements, you must obtain written permission from the property management. Unauthorized modifications may result in charges or the need to restore the property to its original condition.

The property management is responsible for maintaining and repairing provided appliances. If an appliance malfunctions, report the issue immediately. Damage caused by misuse or neglect may be the tenant’s responsibility.

Accidental damage should be reported immediately. You may be responsible for repair costs, depending on the nature of the damage and the terms of your lease.

Our emergency contact information is provided in your lease and welcome packet. For urgent repairs that can’t wait until business hours, such as water leaks or heating failures, use the emergency contact details.

Yes, any decorations that alter the property, such as painting or installing fixtures, require written permission. Temporary decorations like hanging pictures are generally allowed, but it’s best to consult your lease or ask us directly.

Normal wear and tear refers to the natural deterioration of the property over time due to normal use, such as faded paint or worn carpeting. Damage beyond this, like holes in the walls or broken tiles, is typically the tenant’s responsibility.

To maximize your security deposit return, clean the property thoroughly, repair any damage caused during your tenancy, and ensure all items are in their original condition, as specified in your lease. A detailed move-out checklist can be provided upon request.

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