Are you planning on renting out your Monterey County home? If so, like most homeowners in the area who are considering turning their primary residence into a rental property, you may be wondering how long it’s going to take to get your property ready for rent?

This article will answer this question, and provides you with tips that you can use which will help your property to stand out from others in the area.

Here’s How Long It’s Going To Take To Get Your Property Rent Ready

Depending on the age of your home, and how long you been living there, it could tape as little as three days, to 2 weeks to get your property ready for rent.


  • 3 days for relatively minor updates (minor damage, holes in walls, etc.)
  • 5 days for medium updates (carpet, paint, appliances)
  • 2 weeks for larger updates (linoleum, plumbing, electrical

If you plan on making large improvements to your home like electrical, plumbing or flooring, it’s always advisable to hire a professional contractor to get those projects completed.

There’s nothing worse than trying to complete a major update to your property yourself only to realize that you should have hired a professional contractor to assist you. It’s best to recognize your skill set and hire a professional contractor in the very beginning just to let you can get the work done on your property quickly and efficiently.

How To Make Your Property Stand Out

Even though you’re doing your part to get your home ready for rent, there are a few things that you can also do to make your property stand out from others in the area including offering free cable or Wi-Fi, investing in smart appliances, adding USB electrical outlets to every room and having your property wired for high-speed internet.

Contact 36 North Property Management

To learn more about things that you can do to get your property ready for rent, or you speak with us about our Property Management Services, contact us today by calling (831) 484-4604 or click here to connect with us online.