• Landon

Getting your home rent ready. A few things to look for before marketing.

If you are moving and need to find a great tenant for your rental home, you might not know where to start. One of the first things you will need to do is ensure your home is "rent ready". Getting your home rent ready might require some financial and time investment, but it is worth it in the long run.


A) The longer your property sits vacant, the more money you lose. Having your home "rent ready" increases the chance you fill your vacancies quicker with the right marketing strategies for rental property managers.

B) Having a clean "rent ready" home is more likely to attract qualified renters who will keep your home well maintained and respect your property.

For tips on finding a qualified renter, check out our guide here. Now lets give you some tips on having your home rent ready.

1. Walls-

One of the first things that prospective renters will notice when they walk in your home is the walls. If there are marks, holes, and bad paint touch ups, it can turn them off and make your home look worn out. Strange/unique colors are also something that can potentially turn renters away from your rental home. Clean, neutral colors are ideal when appealing to the masses.

2. Floors-

If you have floors that are either dirty or damaged, it is distracting, and will also make your home look worn. This is a potential turn off for most prospective renters.

3. Lights and accessories-

With lights that do not work, or are dim and dark, your home will not be showcased properly. Having nice bright light bulbs throughout that are functioning ensures your home is "in the spotlight".

Strange accessories that are to customized or unique might also distract or turn away renters.

The most important thing to keep in mind is to keep things clean and neutral. Don't get too carried away in making things "unique or stylish", as this "style" may be just right for you, but not for others.

If you need any help with your rental property, or getting your property rent ready, feel free to reach out to us at EASE Property Management. We will be able to point you in the right direction.

Landon Murie

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