During searching new rental property, you have to visit several rental properties and once you select some rental property you have to visit again. It’s become a waste of time to visit again and again and view and inspect rental property. As you have visited each and every rental property to inspect everything which might take one or two days to complete the inspection. And sometimes you lost your choice as other tenant will take place in your rental property. There are some tips which are helpful to examine rental property on a single visit.
USE INVESTIGATOR INSTINCT
When the step-in to new rental property awake your investigator instinct and examine each everything. How’s your neighbourhood? What types of neighbours you have in the future? How much noise you get in the future? The roads are busy outside? Too dark in rental property? Ways to commute? etc. these things are very important when investing rental property. It will take some extra time, but avoid lots of headache in the future.
A WALKING TOUR
As a landlord, they get their home rentals in that location where everything is in walking distance. Walking is good for health, but after hectic office you may not be able to walk long. So it is better to get coffee shop, restaurant, etc. is in walkable distance, it becomes easy to visit without driving. Check out for nearest public transportation if you can commute to all your desired location by public transport, you can also save money on fuel. So check out walkability score quality not only quantity of amenities.
Check for the plumbing issues to find any pipeline are damaged or not. Check the water pressure level how hard it is, is water heat up quickly or not, test the sinks of bathroom and kitchen are they working well or not, etc. If in case the water pressure is low then maybe there is any leakage in the pipeline. Throw some water in sinks, might be sinks are not working, or something stuck in sink pipe. Because small water problems can become bigger disaster in the future and might raise your expenses.
Windows are the best part of a rental property, so open and check all windows are working properly and also hear how much noise get in, breezing of air or any building blocks flow of air, and when windows are closed can you feel drafts around the edges of the frames. Get a close look on windows because they are the crucial part of a room.
BRIGHT & SPACE
While hunting new Rental Property ensure that natural light come in all the weather in summer or winter. Because in winters you can save money on heaters, you can get natural heat from the sun and it will also brighten your homes for rent. And also ensure that there is enough space for living for your family. Because after moving, there are several needs of their own space so be aware that the new Rental Property have enough space that everything can easily adjust and still remains extra space for your kids.