If you own rental properties, you can attest that at times it can be extremely hard to find tenants. People are different and they will check out different factors of a rental property to determine if they will take it or not. One thing that impresses most tenants is the bathroom. If the bathrooms in the property are just basic, you need to consider renovating them. Despite spending minimal time taking a shower, its important as one has to be comfortable while at it.
Consider the Size of the Bathroom
The first thing that you need to do is consider the style of bathroom and furnishings needed. Remember you are not operating a hotel and thus you do not have to make it luxurious with a whirlpool bathtubs or Jacuzzi. Instead, convenience and practicality matters in a rental property. For example you may consider renovating your ensuite or adding one if you don’t already have one. Also the size determines what can be included but there is always something that you can do to make it appear more spacious.
Fixtures to Consider Replacing
There are various fixtures that make up a bathroom. Consider what needs to be added and what needs to be replaced. The budget will also play a role in this. Countertops, vanities, toilets, tiles, showerheads and mirrors are some of the things that you should consider. While at it, consider colors that will brighten the bathroom without making it look too busy.
Consider When to Do It
If the property is already occupied, it may not be easy to renovate the bathrooms. If it is a challenge this, you can have renovations every time someone moves out. This will give the contractor ample space for the project without disturbing the occupants.
Hire a Professional
It’s only a professional who will renovate the bathroom to meet most people’s preferences. The fixtures will need to be installed by an expert same as plumbing otherwise the results might be disappointing. Experts will save you time, they will bring out the best of the bathroom and they are experienced enough for your benefit.
The properties market is quite competitive today and as a landlord, you should get ahead of your competitors. One of the best ways to do so is to renovate the bathrooms in the properties. Most tenants will look at a bathroom and this determines if they will rent an apartment there or not and even whether they will be staying there for long. With modern furnishings, it’s easy to impress tenants through bathrooms.