The average age of a first-time buyer has risen to 32, and tenancies are lasting longer than ever. Not all national trends apply to lettings in Wilton & Salisbury area, but this one absolutely does.
With renting no longer seen as a temporary measure, tenants are looking for a sense of permanence combined with more comfort. This means surrounding themselves with their own belongings in a well-presented and well-equipped home.
While most people want to live with their own furniture, the term ‘unfurnished’ doesn’t mean entirely bare. There are certain fittings that everybody expects, and others that some tenants will pay extra rent for.
Longer lets at higher rents are every landlord’s dream, so this week’s blog is all about answering the following questions:
In short, all you need to know about what tenants pay more rent for so you can optimise the profitability and popularity of your buy-to-let.
There are plenty of reasons why unfurnished homes are better for landlords and tenants alike. Take a look at our ten top benefits: which ones would make the biggest difference to you?
A truly successful unfurnished letting is a home that tenants compete for and never want to leave. How do you do that? Keep on reading!
To get the highest rent, think about creating a stylish, durable and neutral backdrop. One that’s ready to move into with minimal fuss and that works with anyone’s furniture and style.
Good quality kitchens and appliances can help you achieve a noticeable uplift in rental income. They last longer, are more efficient, cost less to run, require fewer repairs and attract discerning tenants, whether they’re Bake Off wannabes or not.
Don’t worry about small appliances like kettles, toasters, microwaves and coffee makers: tenants don’t expect them.
Never underestimate the power of a magnificent morning routine! Give your tenants a great start to the day with our essential checklist to a blissful bathroom.
It’s all about having a sleek, showroom style that’s easy to maintain for an enjoyable experience every time.
Stand out from the competition with eco-solutions and touches of opulence at your buy-to-let.
Energy-saving measures are a hot topic that’s here to stay, while extra comfort and convenience are the aspirational qualities that attract affluent tenants.
Try these examples for inspiration, then talk to us about the most appropriate options for your rental property.
What’s your next step?
Do you want to turn your buy-to-let into a market-leading rental home? We love showing landlords in Wilton & Salisbury area how to increase their income and improve their business.
Call us on 01722 580059 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a chat about the local rental market and how we can help you grow.
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