Invest For Success: Preparing Your Rental Property to Attract the Best Tenants

truemelbourne.com.au

tidy-kitchenForget second-hand furniture and dirty accommodation; today tenants have choice and know what they are looking for in a rental property. To attract the most prospective tenants to your rental property it needs to be attractive, stylish and practical.

The need to “invest for success” is never truer than with a rental property.  By investing wisely in the decor and fittings you will reduce vacancy times by attracting tenants quickly and retaining them for longer periods.

So, what should you do to your rental property?

Decor

Less is more. Avoid fussy decor that is difficult to keep clean or is too delicate to last the course. Choose light and neutral colour schemes to give the feel of increased space. Avoid light tones in carpets as these will quickly show dirt and marks.  (Tip: You can often source good quality second-hand carpet from online auctions and your local paper).  Whilst you…

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