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Do It Yourself Rental Advice

Owning a home is still not a possibility for many Americans these days. Even with low interest rates and a healthy inventory of homes, some people are just not confident in the real estate just yet. Getting a mortgage approved can still be tough because credit scores sill play an important role. As a result the rental market is doing great. There's huge demand for units across the U.S. with even monthly payments increasing, especially in desirable areas. The local West Palm Beach movers learned that the average rent nationally is at its highest since 2007. We're definitely in a renters society with people renting their place making it their own. It's no longer seen as a transitional stage, the in-between before becoming a homeowner. However, when you're renting you're less likely to take on major renovations or repairs. You can't really permanently change the layout of your floorplan or add an extension.

The West Palm Beach moving specialists remind you though that there are a lot of do it yourself projects that you can take on to make your rental space feel more like your home. For example, something as simple as replacing your shower head can make you much more comfortable in your own house. Adjusting the water pressure to your liking can work wonders. Adding even a water filter to it can also improve the look of your hair. It's very easy and only takes a few minutes. But it's something you use every day and will impact your life in a small way day in and day out. Painting is another easy project that can change the atmosphere around the house. Choose colors that evoque emotion, where bold for passion or neutral for calming effect. You can even add patterns to certain walls or even use cool wallpaper to accentuate certain corners.

Storage is a main complaint when people think of rental units especially around the kitchen area and closets. There are many ways you can add storage to your space such as adding hooks, shelving, even separators in your closet. For an overall feeling of more space, the All My Sons of West Palm Beach suggest you strategically place mirrors around the house. This will open up sections around the house while hiding certain imperfections on your walls.

Are you ready to move to a rental? If so, call the local West Palm Beach movers for professional moving services at a great price!