Easters just come to an end and the kids are back at school (thank goodness!), hope you’ve had some time off and managed to relax a little.
I don’t think my brother Chris has, he lives and breaths property, he’s always trying out a new paint or tile in our rental properties just to get that right look and feel for a decent price.
When we first started, as with everyone, it was always cheap magnolia paint, a cheap B&Q kitchen and a cheap boiler. To try and spend as little as possible to get your property turned around for the rental market.
The problem is once you’ve been doing this for a while and you’re fixing a dodgy kitchen fit which should have lasted longer or continually dealing with complaints about the boiler, you soon realise that all your doing is “robbing Peter to pay Paul”.
The best tips we like are cheap ones which get you a real bang for your buck:
- Door stoppers to prevent dents in plasterwork
- Heavy tread carpets near entrances etc.
What we’ve been doing recently is “boutiquing” our internal door architraves to get a WOW factor.
As standard we use grey carpets, off grey paint and regal blue on feature walls to both add that WOW factor while using colour schemes which hide wear and tear.
See the video below (click on picture)👇
We find by doing little things to better present your property to prospective tenants, you’ll let it more quickly and receive more rent.
Our aim in everything we do is to maximise our landlords income while minimising their cost, to generate long term property wealth.
Hope you enjoyed our tips?
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