When discussing ways and means to entice quality renters and caring for your Auburn rental homes, one matter that must be addressed is exterior lighting. From basic safety to curb appeal, there are many reasons you should add exterior lighting to your rental home. If you still have not installed an exterior lighting system in the properties that you own, perhaps knowing how having one helps you and your property will convince you to add one, eventually.
The first benefit of exterior lighting is, well, light. Tenants fancy being able to use outdoor spaces whenever they want if you have the right exterior lighting installed then you are helping your tenants to feel comfortable and to enjoy the home truly. From solemn nights by themselves to fun meetings with family and friends, adequate exterior lighting can be a big draw.
Everyone will also benefit from improved safety, and security exterior lighting offers. Properly lit doors, walkways, driveways, and pools are an important part of preventing tenant injuries on your properties. Slips and falls are a major cause of tenant lawsuits, and proper lighting can be extremely helping in avoiding these incidents.
Of course, there is that added value to your property and its overall curb appeal. A carefully designed exterior lighting system can enhance certain aspects of your property, create visual appeal, and showcase landscaping or architectural features. A well-lit house will lift not only the value of your property but also your capability to entice and keep quality renters.
Lastly, exterior lighting offers a significant value when it comes to home security. Criminals or vandals looking for easy targets will often move on when challenged with a properly lit exterior. Motion detecting lights are mostly an excellent alternative for parts that don’t require to be brightened during the night, but that would benefit from a light-fueled mischief deterrent. Tenants, too, will feel more protected in the home, even inspiring them to stay longer.
For all these reasons, exterior lighting is an investment you should examine thoroughly for your rental property in Auburn. By adding exterior light fixtures in a few strategic places, you can create a safe and attractive rental property that will serve you well for many years to come. If you are interested in learning more about Real Property Management Metro West-Worcester or have questions regarding how our property management services can help you, contact us online or by phone at 508-329-6000 today.
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