I am moving overseas and trailing my spouse who has gotten a new job. I will need to rent my condo while I am gone. Is using a rental management company a good idea, or should I just rent it out to friends who can look after it while we are gone, and who could help with putting it up for sale if we so chose?
State/Country relating to question: Washington
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Dear JACUSTOMER - My suggestion is to use a professional rental management service where you have a signed agreement. If you were just going to be away for a couple of months it may be OK to let your friends look after things but in this situation you need someone to be responsible and someone who you can contact if things go wrong etc. A friend may agree to help out but if problems occur the friend may decide it's too much work and leave you hanging. When you have a written contract you can then be protected.
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