Since the pandemic began in 2020, the renting market has seen a boom in business for various reasons. Some tenants are renting as they await their much-delayed new HDB flats or condominium apartments, while others are renting as a step towards self-sufficiency and independence.
Needless to say, prices have gone up due to the high demand, but high prices may not always guarantee a smooth-sailing rental experience. Guides on how to handle nightmare tenants are dime a dozen on the Internet, but what happens when the tables turn and the problems stem from the landlords?
To help you deal with problematic rental situations – from shoddy safety requirements to unannounced visits – here are some of the more common renting problems tenants might face, and how you can manage each one of them well.