As straightforward as rent collection might sound, there’s a lot to consider. A landlord and a tenant sign a rental agreement in which the tenant promises to pay a specific amount of rent on the first day of each month. This area can cause tension between landlords and their residents, especially if the information is unclear or inconsistent.
As professional Champaign-Urbana property managers, we have automated and systematic rent collection policies in place. We know it can be both frustrating to chase down late rent and disruptive to your own financial planning. We have advice, and always recommend that you work with a local property management company if you have any problems with your tenants or your rental home.