Choosing Furniture To Kit Out Your Rental Property

More and more people are realising that they are not going to be able to rely on their pension when it comes to their retirement. A lot of people in the UK are focusing their energy on property investment. After most property crashes in the past there has been a boom within 5-10 years; this is the perfect time to buy.

If you have invested in a property and want to rent it out quickly, furnishing it with quality products is going to give you the edge over other landlords. Not many landlords will furnish a property due to the expense. The fact is, they rent their properties quickly and therefore, the revenue they receive will pay for the cost of the furniture over time anyway.


Don’t go down the cheap and cheerful route; it never ends up being cheerful. Within a matter of months it is likely that cheap metal or wooden beds are going to break and replacement will be needed. Why? They are cheap for a reason; the build quality is awful. Instead, invest in products that are going to stand the test of time.

Kitchen furniture

The kitchen is a focal point of a house so a potential tenant is going to be swayed to rent, or put off, by how the kitchen looks. For big kitchens, a central breakfast table could be a great idea. If the kitchen is smaller, go for a wall mounted surface which could be used as a breakfast bar.


After a hard day working, most of us want to do is kick back and relax on a sofa. Give your property some class by adding a leather sofa. Things such as leather sofas that really catch the potential tenant’s eye are really going to give you the edge over the competition.

This advice is written by Thomas Lloyd, who since 1981 have been manufacturing quality traditional leather furniture in South Wales and are part of the SofaSofa group.