Imagine a view where you are going inside a likely home and recognizing that all the walls had been painted a garish magenta. Next, think about stepping into a home to find a beachy sand theme with a walnut brown accent wall. Which home appears more inviting?
Choosing colors for your Brentwood rental property can surely build a considerable impression when the time to rent it comes. Different colors hold different types of associations, and without a doubt, some colors are more appealing to prospective tenants than others. To create an appealing aesthetic that appeals to the majority, it is essential to recognize and implement the underlying psychology of color to your advantage.
According to color psychology, every tint and shade has a significant impact on your mind (and emotions). Different colors carry different associations, and you can further foretell someone’s personality based on their favorite color(s). For instance, blue is often associated with feelings of calm and peacefulness; on the other hand, red often signifies energy or sometimes danger. White, the most common color selected for interior walls, is generally associated with light, cleanliness, and even safety, while shades in the tan and brown family connote reliability and stability.
This is why industry experts often recommend using light, neutral tones for the interior of a rental property. Walls painted in beiges, and light grays are very inviting alternatives to white and tend to conform better with personal belongings and décor. However, at the same time, there is no need to stick to one color throughout the house. Different areas may lend themselves to an appealing use of different shades of blue, green, yellow, or red.
Adding a blue or green accent wall to a living room could add a pop of color that is still relaxing, and not hard to alter if your tenants won’t welcome the outcome and would opt to modify it. In the kitchen, warm colors are generally considered more appealing, with yellows and reds among the most favored choices. Avoid intense or bright shades of these colors, however, which might be interpreted as aggressive.
When it comes to bathrooms and bedrooms, the dominant strategy is to keep things neutral and add color through accessories. Colors in light or muted shades work best, but there is no cause to choose with just beige. Gray, blue, and purple can go well in a bedroom or a bathroom, depending on the intensity of the shade. For example, a bedroom with gray walls may be beautifully complemented by an attached bathroom in purple, furnishing both rooms with a luxurious and even romantic feel.
Nonetheless, there is still something to be discussed when talking about clean, white walls. There are tenants who prefer the “blank canvas” feeling of white, the most versatile color by far. By painting walls or rooms any other color, you may risk losing tenants with strong biases about their wall color. Nevertheless, a soft neutral-colored wall with contrasting trim in white can give your Brentwood rental property an upgraded feel for a relatively low price. Such color combinations are both attractive and widely attractive, an excellent middle ground between using color and helping your tenants more easily make the house have that familiar feel.
Decisions about paint color are an indispensable aspect of owning rental properties. But figuring everything out and still accomplishing the new paint job done efficiently can be a challenge. Real Property Management Investor’s Choice can help rental property owners like you feel more assured in your decisions. By giving you up-to-date market data and expert advice, we can help make the task of choosing paint colors one of the easiest items on your to-do list. For the experts in Brentwood property management, contact us or call us at 615-810-9578 today.
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