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Color Psychology: Making Your Windsor Rental Property More Inviting

Coral Chairs in Front of a Powder Blue WallImagine walking into a possible residence and seeing that all the walls had been painted a garish magenta. Now imagine walking into a home to find a beachy sand theme with a walnut brown accent wall. Which home would seem more inviting?

Choosing colors for your Windsor rental property can give a significant difference when the time comes to rent it out. Different colors hold different types of associations, and there is not doubt that some colors are way more appealing to prospective tenants than others. To create an appealing aesthetic that appeals to the majority, it is necessary to discern and adopt 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 by using their favorite color(s) as your basis. Like for instance, blue is often associated with feelings of calm and peacefulness, then red often signifies energy or sometimes danger. White, the most common color used for interior walls, is commonly associated with light, cleanliness, and even safety, while shades in the tan and brown family connote reliability and stability.

This is 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 are most likely to match further with personal belongings and décor. But still, it is unnecessary to just use only one color throughout the house. Every room 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 paint over if your tenants suggest that they don’t adore it. In the kitchen, warm colors are generally considered more appealing, with yellows and reds frequently the most favorite. Avoid intense or bright shades of these colors, as it could be interpreted as aggressive.

Concerning bathrooms and bedrooms, the customary practice is to keep things neutral and add color through accessories. Colors in light or muted shades work best, but there is no reason to only adhere to beige. Gray, blue, and purple fit work well in a bedroom or a bathroom, depending on the intensity of the shade. For example, a bedroom with gray walls may be charmingly matched to an adjoining bathroom in purple, offering both rooms a luxurious and even romantic feel.

There are still things to consider when it comes to having clean, white walls. Some tenants prefer the “blank canvas” feeling of white, the most versatile color by far. In painting walls or rooms any other color, you may also lose tenants with strong biases when it comes to their wall color. Regardless, a soft neutral-colored wall with contrasting trim in white can provide your Windsor rental property an upgraded feel for a relatively low price. Substantial color combinations are both alluring and universally intriguing, a likable agreement when using color and making your tenants readily able to make the house seem like a home.

Decisions about paint color are a critical function of owning rental properties. But learning and getting the new paint job done efficiently can be a challenge. Real Property Management of the Rockies can help rental property owners like you feel more assured in your decisions. By bringing you up-to-date trade knowledge and experienced advice, we can help make the toil of choosing paint colors one of the easiest items on your to-do list. For the experts in Windsor property management, contact us or call us at 970-658-0410 today.

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