Presentation, presentation, presentation - key
consideration for prospective Landlords.
Danielle Thirsk, Lettings
Manager at our Marble Arch branch offers your some tried and tested hot tips
guaranteed to set your property apart from others on the market and to speed up the
process of finding a tenant.
Ensure interior of property is spotlessly clean including steam cleaning of soft
furnishings, curtains, carpets etc. A regular light clean should be arranged
whilst property is vacant.
Decorations should be fresh and any touching
up done prior to marketing
- Tidy up exterior: street door, common parts,
patios or garden - first impressions are important.
Remove junk mail
Clean windows (inside and out).
Plant up any patios or
garden to enhance the outlook. A colourful window box or tub can make a vast
Ensure appliances work well and look clean and operational
(remember to have the fridge/freezer defrosted and to clean extractor hood).
Instruction manuals should be presented in an organized fashion.
lighting is fully operational and bulbs are replaced as necessary (especially
important in winter). Unfurnished properties may need additional lights to aid
In winter the heating should be left on (the benefit of this is
Furnished properties should be well presented with beds made
up with new or well-pressed linen and surfaces should be free from