Want to Renovate? Make Your Landlord Pay

landlord pays for renovation
landlord pays for renovation

Landlords are in the commodity business. While there are very few differences between rental units, smart real estate investors (a.k.a.your future landlord) look for properties that give them a clear competitive advantage over a similar property in the same neighborhood. It could be the view, it could be renovations, it could be proximity to public transportation.

As a renter, you can cunningly create a better living environment for yourself while telling your landlord that your plans will increase the value of their rental property. So why shouldn't they pay?

Here are some ways to convince your landlord to pay for the renovation: