Keywest Estate Agents / Jun 26

Look After Your Leicester Property to Maximise Your Investment

Becoming a Leicester landlord can be a hugely lucrative decision, and there are ways you can make your East Midlands property investment work best for you in the long run as well as in the short term.

One of the ways in which you can make your buy-to-let work best is by keeping it properly maintained.

This may sound counter-intuitive, but regular maintenance and being committed to keeping your property in the best possible condition can actually save you money in the long run. What’s more, by allowing an agent such as Keywest to manage your property, this doesn’t have to cost you time, leaving you free to enjoy all of the rewards that a Leicester buy-to-let investment can bring.

How Can Maintenance Save Cash?

One of the main ways in which maintaining your Leicester property can save you money, in the long run, is by preventing problems from escalating. A simple repair can fix small issues before they have a chance to become big problems.

Another money-saving attribute comes in the form of tenant retention. If you decide to manage your Leicester house or flat yourself, you don’t want to waste time or money on having to find new tenants. Instead, let us help you find the perfect one and then offer a service that will make them want to stick around.

Whilst it is a great time to be a Leicester landlord, it can also pay to gain a reputation as a reliable and trustworthy owner of a property. Just like all types of business in a competitive world, offering a great service to tenants can ensure that you reap the financial rewards in the longer term.

Look After Property Contents

Maintenance can also increase the lifespan of the contents of your property, such as white goods or bathroom or electrical fittings, for example, and also increase efficiency and prevent energy waste. The latter can be a real selling or retention point for tenants who want to rent a Leicester property with reasonable running costs attached.

You may even choose to implement a form of regular maintenance schedule, often in the form of routine inspections which can highlight issues in their infancy so they can be dealt with quickly. This can allow you to plan most efficiently rather than leaving you to face the unnecessary surprise of things going wrong unexpectedly.

Are you looking to buy or sell property in Leicester? Call us today at our office at Hinckley Road 01162 544 555, or Queens Road 01162 544 543.