It’s a sad fact
that break-ins are common.
Your contents can
be damaged or broken by thieves.
If you’ve failed in
your duty of care (e.g. failed to repair broken locks), you could also be
liable for losses your tenants suffer too.
you’ll have to pay to repair or replace what’s been lost.
Perhaps even sadder
is the fact that sometimes the criminal element is actually your tenant.
It’s not unheard of
for tenants to steal fittings and fixtures from the rental – often when they
abscond after not paying their rent either.
It is also not a
rarity that tenants inflict malicious damage on the property.
Depending on the
policy, landlord insurance can reimburse you for losses from tenant theft and
If you are really
unlucky, you may find your tenant is using your property for illegal purposes –
like operating a drug lab.
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But sometimes not
everything goes to plan.
And some events
cannot be controlled.
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Friday, 11 February 2022