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Dress your rental property

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Buy-to-let landlords should pay attention to the presentation of their rental properties says Janine Dunnigan, Landlord and Director at Onwards & Upwards.

Most of us know the power of persuasion that a good first impression can make, such as a clean front door, weed free front garden and a fresh smelling house can have. The same efforts are needed to attract tenants. If a landlord has made little effort to make the place inviting, prospective tenants will look elsewhere. Tenants are increasingly picky about where they will live as they have many choices, particularly the case at a time when tenants are seeking to stay for longer periods, with ARLA calculating that the current average tenancy is now 19.2 months.
Dressing your rental properties won’t just achieve the best rent; it will see the properties let out more quickly, too.
The main deterrents for potential tenants are evidence of tobacco smells & pets, an ill maintained property, dirty grouting in the bathroom/shower and carpet in a bathroom/kitchen....
Onwards & Upwards gives personalised advise on how best to present your property in order to rent your property as quickly as possible and to get the highest possible rent. Call us on 0113 253 8573.

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