The exterior of you property does not have to be perfect, just clean and safe.
I went ahead, and paid (roughly) a bargain ,000 (£4,000) to upgrade the bathroom and kitchen, and as promised, along with the increase in monthly rent, the house went up in value by ,500 (£5,000).
Firstly, it is important not to work along the same stringent standards you may apply to your own home.
As sad as this may sound, there is no point in over-renovating a property, or striving for “picture perfect” standards because your tenants are not going to treat it with the same quality of care as they would their own property.
A professional can often make even the dingiest of carpets look clean, and will only charge a fraction of the cost of a new carpet Ceilings Ceilings rarely need to be painted.
Unless the tenants/previous occupants were heavy smokers or extremely messy cookers, the ceiling will probably look clean.