We know the importance of effectively maintaining a property to ensure the best possible rental returns and ensuring long-term capital gains for our investors. There are some areas where your money may be better spent to prevent overcapitalising on your investment and these include the following:
7. Window treatments
Curtains or blinds are another areas that reflect the era of a property and can easily date a home. If replacing the window treatments, think about the long-term functionality and look at using options that are hard-wearing and easy to replace in the future if necessary e.g. Venetian blinds and associated cords can often break, leading to costly repairs as well as being a health hazard for children.