Consider going into a possible home and discovering that all the walls had been painted a garish magenta. Now consider going into a home to find a beachy sand theme with a walnut brown accent wall. Which home gives the impression that it is more inviting?
Choosing colors for your Granada Hills rental property can make a major difference when the time comes to rent it out. Different colors hold different types of associations, and there is no doubt that some colors feel more welcoming to prospective tenants than others. To create an appealing aesthetic that appeals to the majority, it is vital to consider and utilize 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 also perceive someone’s personality by way of their favorite color(s). For example, blue is often associated with feelings of calm and peacefulness, then red often signifies energy or sometimes danger. White, the most archetypal color handpicked for interior walls, is often 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 can match better with personal belongings and décor. But there is no need to always use one color only throughout the house. Some rooms may convey 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 can be relaxing, and not burdensome to replace if your tenants decide to change it. In the kitchen, warm colors are generally considered more appealing, with yellows and reds among the widely held preferred options. Avoid intense or bright shades of these colors as it could be interpreted as aggressive.
In bathrooms and bedrooms, a common practice is to keep things neutral and add color through accessories. Colors in light or muted shades work best, but there is no reason to stick to beige only. Gray, blue, and purple will also work well in a bedroom or a bathroom, based on the intensity of the shade. For instance, a bedroom with gray walls may be pleasantly complemented by a connecting bathroom in purple, providing rooms with a luxurious and even romantic feel.
Unquestionably, clean white walls are still something to talk about. There are even tenants who prefer the “blank canvas” feeling of white, considered to be the most versatile color by far. By painting walls or rooms any other color, you may jeopardise turning away tenants with solid affections about a certain wall color. Having said that, a soft neutral-colored wall with contrasting trim in white can grant your Granada Hills rental property an upgraded feel for a relatively low price. Such color combinations are not only decorative and desirable but also strike a terrific balance between using color and helping your tenants to make the house feel like a home.
Decisions about paint color are a pivotal part in owning rental properties. But discerning everything and still getting the new paint job done efficiently can be a challenge. Real Property Management West San Fernando Valley can assist rental property owners like you to be more assertive in your selections. By giving you the current market statistics and recommendations, we can help make the mission of choosing paint colors one of the easiest items on your to-do list. For the experts in Granada Hills property management, contact us or call us at 818-727-0100 today.
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