Los Angeles Property Management companies understand that it may not be the responsibility of a Los Angeles Property Management company to prepare tenants for an emergency or disaster. Although, the way a tenant responds could become your problem. They could panic or become angry when something bad happens. Often a Los Angeles Property Management company would be the first target or scapegoat. Tenants could be unrealistic and expect the impossible from a Los Angeles Property Management company.
Preparation Tip From Los Angeles Property Managers
Los Angeles Property Management companies cannot predict, avoid, or prevent an emergency. Although, you could be able to educate tenants/residents on how to avoid a home fires or help them with a plan on what to do if a hurricane or flood come out of nowhere. It takes some planning but in doing this, it could make a difference when times are stressful.
Los Angeles Property Management companies often educate and train tenants on emergency/disaster in different ways. What is of importance is to relay this information often to all tenants.
Methods To Use:
- Rental agreement
- Tenant newsletter
- Company website (if available)
- Resident/Tenant Handbook
- Emergency/Disaster Handbook for residents
Los Angeles Property Managers state there’s much information out that is available that you can pass on to tenants. The more a tenant knows, the better it is for the tenant to prepare themselves to cope independently of your Los Angeles Property Management office until the worst happens.
Important Information To Relay:
- The importance of obtaining resident/tenant insurance
- What residents can or cannot expect of their property management company during an emergency/disaster
- How to prevent interior and exterior fires
- How to prevent chemical hazards
- What to do during a power outage
- What to include in an emergency/disaster kit for the residence
- How to create an emergency/disaster plan for the resident’s household
- What to do during the emergency/disaster
- What to do after an emergency/disaster passes
Los Angeles Property Management companies say you could feel that with all this preparation, it may seem unnecessary but consider how busy a Los Angeles Property Manager would be if some unexpected event was to occur. It better to know you did your best to help residents and that with preparing a tenant, you might avoid some unnecessary calls.
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