Who started this stuff you gotta rent your properties for 12 months or for 1 year? Are you in the hotel business? I'm not. I want my great residents to stay forever! Chew on this and start doing this now.
From now on, all of your single-family properties, your rental agreements or leases with tenants will be for a minimum of 36 months, with all of them expiring on March 31st AFTER completing 36 months.
For example, a new tenant moving in on December 10 will complete a lease with an “anniversary date” (lease expiration date) of March 31st, three years down the road, which would give you a 40-month lease! Don't start crying or thinking like a tenant saying nobody will do this. You're nervous and jumpy because you're not used to seeing it.
Keep in mind, you've been “grooming” your applicants and tenants for this all along with these subliminal ticklers: