The contrast between furnishing and not furnishing an investment property is a common one. Both have pro’s and con’s and indeed in some markets, tenants expect a property to be furnished.
Whilst there are no particular requirements to let properties on a furnished basis, doing so generally improves chances of finding suitable tenants within shorter timeframes. Although it was worth bearing in mind with tenants who are moving into unfurnished properties tend to stay for longer periods.
There are a few things that should be considered:
Furniture packs geared towards buy-to-let properties are often an easy and economical means to furnish the property. If you are looking to sell your investment property, it may also be valuable to consider furnishing your property to attract offers.
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