When you think of neutrals, you may think of white, off white, beige and tan. However, for this year, neutrals are a shade different. If you’re thinking of repainting your rental property, multi-family dwelling or apartment building, you need to check out the new shades.

What’s hot?
One of the new neutral shades which are so popular is called Greenery. It’s a bright yellow-green which can make a person think about foliage, rejuvenation and fresh starts. This bright mix is perfect for rental units because tenants who move in are starting over. This shade of green can be used with other colors for different looks. It also can be used as accents or the base of other color schemes.

Also, some other neutrals are getting warmer. These colors range from creams to browns to beiges. With the tones of various shades of these base colors, other colors can be brought in to brighten up a room. Another interesting hue is blush pink. It can work be paired with different shades of browns, creams, and grays for a unique look.

The color camel is a neutral tint which adds a richness to space it’s used. It could be mixed with an assortment of various textiles, woods and leathers. Camel can add refinement and elegance to an area.

What about clashing?
With the softer color palette, it blends nicely with the geometric shapes, patterns, and textures. When you paint one of your properties with one of these quieter colors, it will give your tenants something to work with instead of the same old white walls.

Be bold, be different and add a little pizzazz and soft color to your walls. You may be surprised at the quality of tenant you bring into your rental properties just by changing the hue of paint on your walls.