Having a place of your own is exciting and fun especially when you have rented a good house somewhere peaceful and quiet. Having a good landlord-tenant relationship is every tenant’s concern.
You really don’t want to cross paths with your landlord and end up kicked in the streets. You also don’t want a landlord who is going to be an issue.
Respect and mutual understanding is needed between both parties. These are some of the landlords every Kenyan tenant has dealt with.
The Fisi: Your Landlord may be eyeing your petite girlfriend. Every other time your sisters visit he looks lecherously at her. Those girlfriends who keep stopping by will tell you how your landlord is such a wierdo.
Mrs is in-charge: Everything concerning that apartment goes through his wife’s hand.
He rarely steps in to help only when things get tough. The wifey is all big headed, choosy bossy and with an intolerable attitude. the landlord must play by her rules and not upset her.
When your landlord is a Money Lover, you either foot your rent or he calls the cops and you get thrown out. Everyone makes sure that they have cleared their rent on time you don’t get to go a day or two without paying rent on time because his money is his life. He is hard to reason with or negotiate.
The Landlord is always MIA .He is too busy to get to the ground to handle stuff and the caretaker is always in charge. All the years you live in that rental house you don’t get to know him. He is such a cool landlord.
Your landlord is a Nosy one ,always prying into people’s affairs. When you have a nasty fight with your woman, he is the first to tell everyone in the residence. He knows all the girls, their boyfriends, side guys, and sponsors. He is good at minding other peoples business.