Making a Home Reference Kit for your Tenants

Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate,Renters

Your buy-to-rent properties are part of your investment portfolio, however to your renters, it’s their home. Moving day can be stressful whether you rent or own. Everything from finding a new dry cleaner and where you will order pizza, to new neighbors and possibly a new school. Providing a reference binder or move-in kit is the perfect way to show that you want their life in your home off to a great start. Below are a few suggestions to add to the move-in kit:

1. All local emergency numbers including police, fire, and poison control
2. Local service companies for emergency: plumber, heating and air, garage door repair, locksmith, cable/internet provider
3. Local restaurant menus
4. Local municipal information
5. Local parks, attractions and entertainment venues

While this may seem like a small think to do should take very little time to put together, it will make a big impression on your renter. What else do you think belongs in the Move-in kit? Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @B2RFinance.

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