If you want to get more people viewing and potentially getting residents to your rental home, you best consider landscaping your Kennesaw property. It is not a secret that curbside appeal is a popular draw for people who are looking to buy their homes so logic would state that renters would too. In the single-family private rental market, showing off a property with an attractive and well-kept landscaping can increase the estimation of the area, bringing in a stronger marketability as well as more satisfied, long-term residents. As always, there are a few important things to consider when coming up with a plan for a rental home’s landscaping, and a few to keep away from no matter what.
From a renter’s point of view when looking at landscaping in Kennesaw, they are drawn to a beautiful yard that requires minimal maintenance. An ideal space outside would be one that is not only attractive but is also useful and not that hard to maintain. If your landscaping is far from what is typically searched or looked out for, consider having a landscaping professional check your property and provide you with wonderful suggestions that would be fitting for your property. These recommendations would most probably include highlighting features for your property and normally would include sprinkler or drip systems, plantings that are not hard to take care of, and lawns that are easy to manage.
One other thing that you have to always remember is how the resident most likely will be using the space outside. Popular trends in landscaping have given other functions to outdoor spaces, they now make it some sort of an extension of the home particularly in temperate climates. Patios, gravel beds, and other low-maintenance features are very appealing to look at and would make it look like the outside can serve as an entertainment area as well.
Of course, if there are things to make sure of, there are also pitfalls you have to be wary of. While it is apparent that landscaping your property is one task that needs money, you are assured also of the financial return for doing so. Do not spend too much on landscaping as it might a be too much of an investment and you may need to adjust some more on your budget. To avoid overspending, make sure that you have a carefully brought up plan up front and make sure to get the right people on board to do the job. Never make the mistake of failing to make arrangements for proper landscaping maintenance. Even though the resident can and should provide some of the upkeep that is needed, there are maintenance issues that need to be done by the experts. Issues that are complex such as shrub maintenance, proper fertilization, sprinkler system winterization, now these issues are not the same for each property so it is important to adapt to what is being required by the property.
First impressions always last, so make the most of it. The key to long-term success in the single-family rental market is a good combination of happy residents and good management. Being the owner, one of the best decision that you can make for your property is to set aside a small amount in curbside appeal when the possible return is so large. And once you’ve made that investment in Kennesaw, you’ll need the right property management company to protect it.
At Real Property Management East Cobb, we can help you boost the appeal and quality of your rental properties with the right landscaping and maintenance plans. We are committed to helping you maximize your return through our excellent property management services. Would you like to learn more? Please contact us online or give us a call at 770-622-5657 for more information.