Good questions. While there are several different answers to this question depending on the details. With that said a Month to Month Lease is just that, Month to Month. Most times month to month leases are just as good as the peopleâ€™s word & integrityâ€¦.. It is always best to have lease with an expiration date, expectation & responsibilities outlined.
Renew the lease prior to expiration date. It protects the Tenant as well as the Owners of a property.
Hereâ€™s my â€œtakeâ€ on itâ€¦. You collected 3 years of rent. The place most likely has repairs, plaster holes, or paint basic wear & tear that you plan to take care of. I would not be too bent out of shape over a screen door and long as the people are out. Focus on finding a new tenant
You #1 priority should be getting the property back on the market to maximize your ROI (return on investment.) - Do you agree?