3 Detailed Tips for Promoting Your Investment Property This Fall

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Ah, Fall. Who doesn’t love fall? It comes with pumpkin spiced lattes, cozy sweaters, brilliance in the changing colors of the leaves and a sense of family togetherness. Fall is great — but real estate investors would do well to prep their investment properties for the season. We’re not just talking curb appeal, either (although that is one of the steps for you to consider)— whether you're selling a property or looking for new tenants, there’s plenty you can do to stand out this season.

A little work can go a long way to preventing vacancies or long listings on the MLS.  Here are 3 steps for you to consider this Fall if you have a property for rent or sale.

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Topics: real estate investing, rental property security, curb appeal

Preparing Your Investment Property for Curb Appeal for Spring

Posted by Chris Clothier on Sat, Mar 1, 2014

Curb appeal is king when it comes to your investment properties. Not only does a great curb appeal help catch the eye of good tenants, but it keeps them happy with their home over time. Spring is a vital time to do some work to spruce up your curb appeal. In fact, if you don’t do some maintenance and landscaping in spring, your curb appeal is likely to suffer the rest of the year. This type of maintenance doesn't have to be painful chore, however; here are a few tips to make it easier.  

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Topics: real estate investment, curb appeal, investment properties

Giving Your Investment Property Curb Appeal In Winter

Posted by Chris Clothier on Thu, Dec 19, 2013

While spring and summer are ideal for showing properties with neat, beautiful green lawns, shady trees and happy bright flowers, your prospective tenants might show up in the dead of winter looking for a rental home. It’s not your fault the grass is brown and that there are mountains of leaves on the ground. That’s just the cycle of life! They’ll just have to imagine what the place look like when it’s pretty, right? There’s nothing you can do about it.

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Topics: curb appeal, keeping curb appeal, curb appeal ideas