6 Tips for Making Your Tampa Bay Rental Property More Attractive

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As a landlord, you want to make sure that you are avoiding dry spells as much as you can. That is, you want to make sure that you have a steady flow of tenants. This means that you want to make your Tampa Bay rental property as appealing as possible. Below are six tips that you can use to make your property more appealing to renters.

Begin at Your Cub

There’s a reason why curb appeal’s a thing. It’s what prospective tenants will see first. Make sure that your property looks good from the curb, so that people who are driving by notice it.

Maintain Your Lawn

Your lawn’s one of those things that are seen easily from your curb. Therefore, you want to make certain that it’s always looking good. Update your walkway, clean out any type of junk that’s accumulated, clean out weeds and plant flowers. And, of course, make sure that you are cutting your grass regularly. Anything that can make your lawn look good is going to make your property more appealing. It will also show that it’s well cared for.

Spruce Up the Windows

Windows will also make a big impact on your rental property’s look. Even though you may not want to make them appear too extravagant, having your front windows be too plain won’t be very appealing.

Strengthen Your Entryway

If people are interested in your property to want to come in and see the inside, you want to make sure that your entryway also looks good. This is the first thing they’re going to see. Clean the entryway up and update whatever that’s old and that people are going to see as soon as they come inside. Sometimes the first impression is everything.

Add Some Fresh Color

One of the biggest things that can make a difference in the way the property looks is paint. If your walls have faded or their color no longer feels or looks right in the room, painting the walls can make a huge difference in making the property look more appealing and newer.

Focus On Little Details

How much do you think about things such as light switches? What about your bathroom’s overhead light? It’s really easy to dismiss them. However, if they appear worn or old, it can make a huge impact negatively on the house. Replace small things that looks bad or worn. It may feel like a hassle but it’s cheap and it can really make a difference in the way that potential renters see your property.

These are six easy ways that you can make your property more appealing to renters. When you start with these tips, you can have a better chance of attracting tenants and having them come in and look at your place.

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