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Limit conversation (by 6x6 [TN]) Jun 4, 2023 11:38 AM
       Limit conversation (by plenty [MO]) Jun 5, 2023 8:46 AM
       Limit conversation (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Jun 5, 2023 9:09 AM

Limit conversation (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: Jun 4, 2023 11:38 AM

I have discovered many things about myself in the last few years. Some I am not so fond of and some maybe not so bad. Now, where was it that I put that psychology text book?

One of the things that I am discovering is that the, used to be, nice guy in me is talking too much when talking to tenants. I am trying to be upfront and descriptive. I want everyone to be on the same page going in and understand the rules. In doing so I am sort of telling them of my business and telling too much.

Keep your conversations to these scum limited as they will take advantage of your nice nature and use what you explain to them against you. Keep the lease talk basic and the background to yourself. Keep your keen eyes at watch.


Limit conversation (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Jun 5, 2023 8:46 AM

So true, let them sell themselves! You don't have to sell your service, you have a house to live in! They don't. Applicants should prove to you they are worthy. Let them chase you!

Limit conversation (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Jun 5, 2023 9:09 AM

At a certain level, I can agree with you. You are having an interview though. You need to interact with them.

Now many times they will be more than happy to place their foot in their mouth.

I find often, that the more someone talks in an interview - the less they are qualified. Additionally, I pay a great deal of what they say.

What does the phrase from a 55 year old applicant routinely mean = "Oh I see the backyard is fenced in?"

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