Be All You Can Be: Becoming The Best Apartment Tenant EVER!


Chances are, you’re already a superstar when it comes to being a great addition to your apartment community. But even the best of us sometimes need a little more information on how to really shine at what we do. When it comes to living your best life at your new apartment, you’ll find that being a great tenant is important for keeping your community safe, happy, and productive. Plus, your landlord will simply love you.


Looking for the best tips to help you stand out as a cut above the rest? I’m here to help! Take a look at these handy tricks on how to be the best tenant you can be! Let’s get started.


  1. PAY YOUR RENT ON TIME! This one is a no-brainer and you probably already know. But it should still go without saying! Keeping careful track of your rent due dates can help you stay on top of your bills every month, as well as prove that you are a reliable tenant who cares about meeting deadlines. No one is immune to financial hardship though and if you feel as if you might have to pay late one month, make sure to let your landlord know as soon as possible. If they know that you’re trustworthy with your payments, they’ll understand.

  2. KEEP YOUR UNIT IN GOOD CONDITION! When it comes time to move out, you’re going to want your apartment to be in the same condition it was when you first moved in. Any big damages and you could be facing potential fees and no one wants that! Keep your area clean and make sure that everything looks pitch-perfect when you’re about to leave! Trust me, it’s worth the effort.

  3. ALWAYS HAVE GOOD COMMUNICATION! If you’re experiencing issues with neighbors, maintenance, etc., it’s helpful to always let the leasing office know exactly what’s going on. Be open, honest, and patient. They’re here to help you and when you’re both being transparent, it can really help forge a trusting, helpful relationship, as well as work to resolve any issues.

  4. MIND YOUR NOISE! We’ve all been there when it comes to partying. It’s important that, whenever you’re playing really loud music or having a bunch of guests over at your apartment to mind your noise level. Your neighbors will definitely appreciate your courtesy and you won’t have to be saddled with any noise complaints. A win-win situation for everyone!

  5. KEEP YOUR COMMUNITY CLEAN! Your residence is a home for everyone. That means that keeping your area neat and tidy can make all the difference in keeping the community in great shape. Pick up any trash and clean up after your animal. It might feel like a hassle but you’ll find that it’s very rewarding when you have a sparkling, healthy apartment atmosphere to enjoy!


These are only a few handy tips overall but make sure to memorize them! Apartment living can be fun but it’s also important to know how to stay on your toes to be the best tenant possible.

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Aug 26