PROPERTY NEWS - Although renting a home is exciting, it can feel less like home because it is a rental. There are a few ways to make your rental feel more "homey".
Aside from occupying the space with your loved ones, making a rental feel like home can be achieved with some effort and some innovation.
Having a roof over your head, regardless of renting or owning is a privilege. Recognising that you have a structure that protects you from nature's elements is the first step in making a rental feel like home.
The walls of your rented home are your canvas. It is surprising how much a lick of paint in your favourite colour can make you feel at home in your rental.
Hanging a painting that symbolises something to you can go a long way in making your rental feel like home. Displaying art in the form of a painting, mural or sculpture will give your rental a more personal feel and make it feel more like home.
Allow each family member to help decorate and personalise each room as they like. Personalised rooms are a great way to add personality and make you feel at home in a rental. Much like insurance policies that allow you to live your way, personalised spaces allow you to occupy your space!
The ambience of your rental can be set the way you want it. Lighting plays a big role in many houses and can be used to set the ambience. Choose your shade and setting for the lighting in your rental and watch how it morphs into a home.
The decor of any home speaks volumes about its owners. From the rugs on the floor to the scatter cushions lining the couch, decorate your rental the way you feel most comfortable. It is after all your home, rental or not.
Investing your money on quality furniture for your rental will add to your feeling of contentment and give your rental a more homey feel.
Feeling comfortable and settling in shouldn't be a hassle. Making your rental feel like home is as easy as doing some online shopping.
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