How To Maximise Rental Income

PLEASE FIND A GENERAL GUIDE BELOW OF HOW TO ACHIEVE THE HIGHEST RENTAL INCOME POSSIBLE FOR YOUR PROPERTY

  • Lawns should be healthy, neatly mowed and garden beds weeded
  • Low maintenance plants and well mulched garden beds
  • Any large trees or shrubs pruned back from driveway/windows
  • Garage or shed cleaned out and free of rubbish
  • Windows cleaned (this will let more natural light into the house)
  • Swimming pools cleaned, all pool equipment to be in good working order
  • All rubbish and household items to be removed
  • Clean gutters
  • All carpets professionally cleaned
  • Install air conditioning/heating
  • Walls cleaned and any large chips/scuffs repaired
  • If repainting walls a neutral colour should be used
  • Pay special attention to the kitchen and bathrooms – these areas often affect a tenant’s decision. A dishwasher and bath are two of the most appealing items to a tenant
  • Tiles and grout should be clean and sealed, surfaces free of mould and grime.
  • Line the interior of kitchen cupboards if they are aged. Replace dated and damaged bench tops
  • Install energy efficient light globes where possible
  • Curtains and blinds cleaned and in good condition
  • Security/window deadlocks
  • Ensure all sliding doors and shower screens have safety glass
  • Secure parking
  • Telephone connection point, internet access
  • TV aerial