Letting tenants keep pets has become a sticking point for landlords concerned about upsetting the neighbours and protecting their property from avoidable wear and tear.
But with an estimated 78% of pet owners reportedly having difficulty finding properties which allow their fluffy friends, permitting pets brings a raft of benefits too.
This includes happier tenants, longer leases, and more revenue due to fewer renting gaps and the ability to charge higher rent.
So with 46% of UK renters owning a pet, can you afford to exclude almost half the market?
Here’s a list of pros and cons to consider before saying yes to pets.