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How to Find the Perfect Tenant for Your Rental Property

February 20, 2024

Finding the perfect tenant for your rental property is a goal for every landlord, one made easy with The Rent Shop’s tenant selection service. A responsible and reliable tenant not only ensures a steady rental income but also helps maintain the property and creates a harmonious landlord-tenant relationship. To attract the ideal tenant, it's important your rental property is presented in the best possible light. Here’s how:

Enhance Curb Appeal

First impressions matter. A well-maintained exterior creates a positive impression and attracts potential tenants. Ensure that the property's curb appeal is inviting and appealing. Maintain the landscaping, clean the exterior and consider adding a fresh coat of paint to make the property visually appealing.

Set a Competitive Rental Price

Research the rental market in your area and set a competitive rental price. Pricing your property appropriately ensures that it attracts potential tenants who are willing to pay the desired amount. Consider factors such as location, amenities, and market demand when determining the rental price. Find out what your property should be renting for with our free rental appraisal.

Highlight Desirable Features

Emphasise the unique and desirable features of your rental property. If it has modern appliances, ample storage space or upgraded fixtures, make sure to highlight them in your property listing. Showcasing these features can differentiate your property from others on the market and attract tenants who value these amenities.

High-Quality Listing Photos

Invest in professional photography to showcase your rental property in the best light. High-quality, well-lit photos can capture the attention of potential tenants and give them a clear idea of the property's appearance and layout. Ensure that the photos accurately represent the property and its best features.

Screen Potential Tenants

Implement a thorough tenant screening process to ensure you find the right fit. Screen potential tenants by conducting background checks, verifying employment and income and checking references. This step helps you identify responsible tenants who are likely to pay rent on time and take care of the property.

Enlist the Help of Landlord Services

Whether you’re an experienced property investor or even just thinking about buying a property, our services are guaranteed to help you make the right decisions for your investment. Make the most of our landlord services including everything from full Property Management to solely finding you a tenant.

Get in touch with our capable team today to find out more.

Alex Watson
Chief Executive Officer