Showing a home that’s currently occupied requires some extra work and organization. The presence of a pet – even a friendly, sweet one – in a rental unit you’re trying to show complicates the situation. In addition to coordinating a showing schedule that works for everyone, you also need to work with tenants to figure out what to do with the pet in residence.
No matter how well-behaved the cat or dog may be, there will always be the prospective renter with a negative attitude when it comes to pets. The last thing you want to do when you’re trying to fill a vacancy is exclude a portion of a renter population – so here are some solutions to the pet dilemma to make your property more showing-friendly.