Posted by Jim FL on October 20, 2003 at 12:41:33:
Is the pool inground?
If so, I would NOT remove it.
Here in Florida, whether folks want to admit it or not, a nice inground pool is a good feature to have.
Sure, there is liability, but you can cover that.
Just make sure your insurance covers the pool and liability with it.
I add a clause to my lease that states tenants are responsible for pool upkeep, and do charge rent to compensate for the higher insurance premiums.
Also, an extra liability policy for you would be a good idea.
Above ground pool?
Different story, I get rid of those, usually selling them, or giving them away.
The last one did not sell, and my tenants did not want it, so we simply drained it and placed a sign in the yard…
It went in a week.