January 19, 2018 Rick

Many people think of giving the property on rent in order to maximize the value which they get from the rental property. Most of the landlords just look for a good tenant who would pay above average rent in order to stay on the property. Thereafter, they just think about it like passive income. There are a few ways in which you would be able to maximize the rental which you are able to collect from the property. That is why, instead of just accepting whatever rent is given by the tenant, it is important for you to find out the ways to maximize the rental income.

 

  1. Renting the extra space separately:

If there is extra storage space in the home or if there is an attached small room in the home, you have to rent that out separately. This would ensure that you are able to easily make additional income. Even though the additional income would not be a lot but just with finding another tenant, you would be able to easily bump up your rental income by at least $ 150 each and every month. This is one of the main advantages of renting it out separately.

 

  1. Billing the tenants for the utilities:

Instead of paying for all the utilities by yourself, you have to bill the tenants for the utilities. This would ensure that you are able to charge them a markup on the utilities as well and also you are able to avoid paying the utilities from the rental income which they are providing you with. You have to get that included in the contract. When you are able to get that included in the contract, it would become significantly easier for you to make them pay the utilities as well.

 

Also, you can be sure that even if you do not want to charge the markup, you can opt for individual utility meters and thereafter, you would be able to make them pay the utilities rather than from the rental income. This would ensure that you do not have to get the money out of your pocket when it comes to paying the utility bills.

 

  1. Choosing the right tenants:

You need to keep in mind that if the tenants are picketing the property again and again, you would not be able to make a consistent amount of income from the property. In order to ensure that you are able to make a consistent amount of income from the property, it is important for you to select the right tenants. You have to screen the tenants and you have to compare them in detail. You have to look at the source of income as well. Once you are able to look into all of these points, you can choose the tenants which would stay on the property for a longer period of time.

So, the next time around you’re looking to maximize the revenue from your property, it is important for you to look into these few points and thereafter you would be able to take a call regarding choosing the right tenant. Only the right tenant can help you in maximizing the revenue which you are able to get from your property. Also, the longer period of time for which the tenants stays in the property, the lower would be the expenses as you would not have to pay the real estate agent the commission again and again in order to find the newer tenants. This would automatically ensure that you are able to save a significant amount of money and earn good rental income.

 

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