My wife and I own/operate a few properties that we rent to the students of our Alma Mater, John Carroll University. We’ve heard plenty of landlord horror stories, particularly those related to college students, but (*knock on wood*) all of our tenants have been tremendous thus far.
Anyways, we’re planning a kitchen remodel at one of the properties over their Christmas break. I started a text message thread with the kids to make them aware so they could get their stuff out of the kitchen. As expected, they were thankful the work was being done. After all, they’re getting new cabinets and granite. Why wouldn’t they be happy?
Then came 1:12AM on a drinking night. Apparently, they forgot their landlord was on the thread: