6 07, 2017

Should You Leave Playground Equipment at an Investment Property?

2017-07-06T20:19:44-04:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: Investment Properties|Tags: , , |

  If you’re considering selling your home, you may be wondering if you should get rid of the swing set in the backyard. While a playset won’t necessarily hinder the sale of your home, you’ll want to make sure it’s in excellent condition. The playground equipment may be an exciting amenity to a family with young children. If the neighborhood is bustling with kids, fix it up, make sure it’s structurally sound, and prepare to leave it. At the same time, if everyone else on the block is at retirement age, a swing set may not be an excellent selling

10 04, 2017

Playground Equipment and Your Liability as a Landlord

2024-01-09T17:19:44-05:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: Investment Properties|Tags: , , , , , |

If you have playground equipment on your rental property, you may be wondering whether the risk of a child (or adult) getting hurt outweighs the benefits. Whether you’re renting a single-family home with a backyard play structure or managing a multi-unit rental with a community park, you’ll want to know what your responsibilities are as a landlord. It is possible you could be held liable for any injuries that may occur. Let’s face it: children are accident prone – especially on playgrounds. It should always be assumed that there’s a chance for injury. If a child is injured on your

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