Is your rental property “best in class”?

Is your rental property “best in class”?

There is no better mid-long term investment than PCL rental property” according to our Lettings Manager, Lyndsey Schiffer but if you are renting out your mews house in today’s overcrowded lettings market, it pays to ensure that it is “best in class”. So what can you do to make sure your property stands out for all the right reasons? In this article Lyndsey looks at all aspects of presenting and marketing a rental property, showing landlords how to create a wow-factor home that’s sure to attract long-term tenants.

SECRETS OF STAND-OUT SUCCESS

Make your move with our valuation tips

Make your move with our valuation tips

It is important to look at the whole transaction and not focus on how much below the estate agent’s ‘optimistic’ valuation you need to sell your house for”, says our General Manager, James Robinson. James recounts the story of a couple at a friends’ dinner party who told him they had taken their property off the market after disappointingly low offers dashed their hopes of upsizing to a larger property. Fortunately he was able to give the couple some advice to help them move on. Are you planning to upsize or downsize? Pick up some useful valuation tips here.

THE ART OF VALUATION

 Trading up? Then it’s time to get creative

Trading up? Then it’s time to get creative

If you want to climb the property ladder these days, you need to be a creative developer”, says our General Manager James Robinson. Gone are the times when you could increase a property’s value by simply refreshing the decor. “It’s important to look beyond the obvious and be prepared to remodel and extend,” James explains. He claims that owners need to be bold in the way they develop their properties - changing layouts and improving access rather than simply repainting and retiling. If you are hoping to trade up, don’t miss James’ timely advice.

GETTING CREATIVE WITH PROPERTY

 The times they are a-changing

The times they are a-changing

Traditional seasons in the property market no longer apply, according to our General Manager, James Robinson. “The virtual demise of the bonus system and the political interference means that the markets are now confidence driven”, James explains. This leaves sellers with more freedom to put their properties on the market when they see fit, rather than when the market dictates. Find out why this change in buyers’ behaviour is making one Lurot Brand client (with his eye on an Aston Martin Valkyrie) very happy.

As quoted in DBPR by James Robinson.

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 Thirty seconds to secure a buyer

Thirty seconds to secure a buyer

Most potential buyers will take just 30 seconds to form an opinion about your property. That’s why James Robinson, General Manager of Lurot Brand, believes thorough preparation for viewings is essential. “No buyer has ever asked to see a small, dark house so wash your windows, pull back the curtains and, unless you’re on a busy road, throw open the windows and leave the lights on.” In his no-holds-barred " 10 Tips for Preparing Your Property” blog he tells the unvarnished truth about what you need to do to sell your house, going where most agents fear to tread. Are you brave enough to read on?

As quoted in DBPR by James Robinson.

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