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Color Psychology: Making Your Temple Rental Property More Inviting

Coral Chairs in Front of a Powder Blue WallEnvision a view where you are going inside a potential home and realizing that the walls had been painted a garish magenta. Next, imagine venturing into a home to find a beachy sand theme with a walnut brown accent wall. Which home sounds more inviting?

Choosing colors for your Temple rental property can make a big impression when the opportunity to rent its outcomes. Different colors hold different types of associations, and there is little doubt that some colors are far more inviting to prospective tenants than others. To create an appealing aesthetic that appeals to the majority, it is crucial to learn and apply 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 even anticipate someone’s personality depends on their favorite color(s). For example, blue is often associated with feelings of calm and peacefulness, while red often signifies energy or sometimes danger. White, the most common color chosen for interior walls, is usually associated with light, cleanliness, and even safety, while shades in the tan and brown family connote reliability and stability.

This is the reason 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 will, in general, adjust better with personal belongings and décor. However, it is worth observing that there is no need to stick to one color throughout the house. Different rooms 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 difficult to change if your tenants wind up detesting the outcome. In the kitchen, warm colors are generally considered more appealing, with yellows and reds among the most popular options. Avoid intense or bright shades of these colors, however, which could be interpreted as aggressive.

When regards to bathrooms and bedrooms, the predominant technique 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. Gray, blue, and purple can work well in a bedroom or a bathroom, contingent upon the intensity of the shade. For instance, a bedroom with gray walls may be nicely supplemented by an attached bathroom in purple, giving both rooms a luxurious and even romantic feel.

In any case, there is still something to be said about clean, white walls. Some tenants prefer the “blank canvas” feeling of white, the most versatile color by a wide margin. By painting walls or rooms any other color, you may run the risk of losing tenants who have strong predispositions about their wall color. However, a soft neutral-colored wall with contrasting trim in white can give your Temple rental property an upgraded feel for a relatively low price. Such color combinations are both exciting and good-looking, a good compromise between using color and helping your tenants more easily make the house feel like a home.

Decisions about paint color are a vital part of owning rental properties. But figuring everything out and still getting the new paint job done efficiently can be a challenge. Real Property Management Apex can help rental property owners like you feel more confident in your choices. By furnishing you with up-to-date market information 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 Temple property management, contact us or call us at 254-732-1599 today.

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