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Upgrade Your Rental Property: Tips for Increasing Rental Value

Uptown Properties - Friday, March 10, 2023

If you're a property owner looking to increase the rental value of your home, upgrading your property is a great way to attract high-paying tenants. Uptown Properties can provide guidance on the best upgrades to make and handle the day-to-day tasks associated with the renovations.

Here are some steps you can take to upgrade your property and raise its rental value:

  1. Assess the condition of your home. Check the plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems to make sure they are functioning properly. Invest in repairs or replacements if necessary. You may also want to replace any old appliances.

  2. Focus on the interior of the home. Invest in neutral paint colors, new flooring, and modern light fixtures. Consider adding a backsplash and new countertops in the kitchen. Upgrading the bathroom is also a great way to raise the rental value of your property.

  3. Don't forget about the exterior of your home. Make sure the lawn is well-maintained and the shrubs are trimmed. Paint the front door, shutters, and trim to give the home a fresh look. Invest in a new garage door and replace the shingles if the roof needs repair.

  4. Consider adding special amenities to the property, such as a smart home system, a deck or patio, or a fire pit.

Uptown Properties can help with cost estimates, budgeting, tax advantages, tenant placement, and marketing the property once the renovations are complete. By making these upgrades to your property, you can increase the rental value of your home and attract high-paying tenants. Contact Uptown Properties today at 503-941-0276 Ext 245 or to learn how their comprehensive property management services can help you maximize your investment.