‘What Renters Want’ with Jessica Fiur: In Defense of Non-Pet-Friendly Communities

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Pet-friendly communities are becoming more and more popular, but does that mean property managers should comply?

By Jessica Fiur, News Editor

Today, lots of people have pets, and developers and property managers are responding to this by having pet-friendly buildings. And, according to this infographic, this could actually work out in favor of the community, because property managers could charge a fee for residents who have a pet.

However, this doesn’t mean all communities would benefit by being pet friendly. Here are some reasons why some buildings should remain people only.

There will be less wear and tear on the floors. If there are no pets, then those beautiful hardwood floors won’t constantly be scratched. That’ll save you money in the long run because you won’t have to fix them up before a new resident moves in.

Read the rest of the list here.

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