Investing in a rental unit as opposed to purchasing a home is a much safer and temporary option for many people. Although it may be temporary property, there are steps you can take in order to make it feel much more comfortable and welcoming. One way to go about this is by laying area rugs in each room. Not only do rugs often have the ability to communicate your personality, but you won’t have to risk any potential damage to the flooring underneath.

Key Takeaways:

  • Rental homes often don’t allow you to attach items to walls, so use free-standing bookshelves for personal knick-knack and photos.
  • If you aren’t allowed to nail holes in the walls, you may be able to make use of Command strips.
  • Candles, lamps, curtains and throws are ways to make it feel like your own home.

“Renting a home is an ideal option for many people. Perhaps they are new to a city and aren’t ready to make a permanent purchase. It could also be that renting is a more financially smart decision than buying a home.”

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