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Which Upgrades Will Offer the Best Return on Investment for My Kissimmee Rental Home?

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Great rental home ownership involves complete, long-term planning. Part of this planning demands taking into account and implementing regular upgrades and improvements to keep your property fresh and competitive. Single-family Kissimmee rental homes are a satisfying investment except they should be well managed to stay profitable and keep property values high. Frequent improvements are necessary in maintaining competitive rents and tenants in place. Yet, not all upgrades deliver high returns for the cost. To get the most out of every dollar spent on your rental property, it’s integral to apply improvements that will have a substantial positive impact on your property‘s value and appeal.

Focus on Curb Appeal

The first thing to realize referring to property improvements is that high-cost renovations do not naturally impart the best returns. As stated by real estate experts, less expensive fixes and repairs are largely the most advantageous places to start. Upgrades that expand a property’s curb appeal tend to instigate higher property values than upgrades on the home’s interior.

One example, transforming a garage door affords a quick and major boost in curb appeal. A quality garage door can instantaneously update an aging exterior and is less likely to break down or be faced with problems for some years. For tenants making use of a garage door every day, that can be a reassuring gesture that the Kissimmee property manager cares about the appearance and function of the home in the same vein as the quality of the tenant’s life there.

Additionally, replacing a shabby or deformed front door can bring on higher appeal and rent. One of the first things a prospective tenant looks at when touring the property is exterior doors, like garage doors. For the best first impression possible affix a quality exterior door for your property that is both secure and visually captivating.

Upgrades for the Heart of the Home

Another upgrade that can hugely pay off is updating the kitchen. A beautiful kitchen is one of the substantial reasons tenants elect one rental home over another. A great number of people spend a lot of time in the kitchen and find a use for it as a gathering space for friends and family. Even while a kitchen upgrade doesn’t need to be expansive, replacing appliances as they wear out or resurfacing cabinets can contribute greatly toward keeping the kitchen up-to-date and tenants satisfied.

Clean and Current Bathrooms

Clean and fresh bathrooms are another item that gives measurable results. And there is no need for high-cost fixtures or features. Even a simplistic bathroom can bring on a lot of value to a rental home and keep tenants long-term. Missing tiles, failing grout or caulk lines, and really old cabinets should be replaced as needed to keep things looking clean and current.


You and your tenants benefit when you create your upgrades strategically for maximum impact. At Real Property Management South Orlando, we tender detailed and extensive property evaluations that can effectively help property owners with planning and make upgrades a hassle-free part of property management. We also implement market assessments for each rental home and give custom recommendations and helpful guidelines. This proactive system helps keep every property competitive and rent for the highest amount possible. Contact us online to learn more.


Originally Published on May 17, 2019

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