When you want to increase your income, it turns out that you don’t only have to look for products to sell. If you are more careful, you can use objects or assets that you already have to increase the income coffers. Who knows the income can help you as a way to pay off debt. This time we will discuss how to use the home for business and increase income. Some of you might think it would be difficult to start a business if you have financial problems, but in this article you don’t need to have a separate house. You can use a home that is currently available and create a side business, so you don’t need to own another house or move to a business. Immediately, we refer to the following points:
Renting an Empty Room to a Boarding-and-Boarding Business
The first way you can use a home for business is by renting it into a boarding house business. If your home is in a strategic location for education centers for high school or college level, of course this can be a golden opportunity. Suppose that in your home there are two empty rooms available that can be rented on a monthly basis to students, of course the income earned can help at least to pay daily expenses. The rest of the other money earned from your fixed income can be directly allocated to other priorities such as paying off debts that are still in arrears. The disadvantages of boarding business are of course because the system is rented for months, you cannot control the cleanliness and durability of the room. On the other hand, the advantages offered are that you don’t have to bother looking for extra income every month because boarding fees will be transferred every month by the tenants.
Renting out vacant rooms via AirBnB or Wimdu
If you have the notion that the boarding house business is too complicated because it has to be rented for months and must be prepared to accept if room conditions are damaged here and there, there are other options that you can do. Rent your empty room through AirBnB or Wimdu, both of which are platforms for those who want to rent or rent rooms or homes both daily and weekly. Usually this option is useful for those of you who live in a fairly strategic location, for example in the area of tourism or offices, etc. The main key for people to rent your room is with your photos, location and hospitality as a host. Do not forget to always ask guests to provide a review in your profile, because the more satisfying reviews , the more likely you are to get a new caster. (Read full here, Solution to Patch Income When Losing Work: Rent Your Room via Online)
Starting a Warung Business
In contrast to the two points above, the way to use the house to increase income is in the form of stalls. Yes, starting a small stall business can give you an opportunity to increase income. Although many are afraid to start this business because of the proliferation of mini-market businesses in Indonesia, trust businesses like this still has its own market share, especially for those who want to shop quickly. Other types of businesses, for example, sell only certain products, such as gallons of drinking water and rice. To start this business, you can take advantage of your garage or front yard so you can use the home for business.
The drawback is of course you have to be brave in buying merchandise inventory without knowing whether to sell or not, but doing business should not be balanced by fear, right? Before starting this business, of course you have to know exactly whether the area where you live free the residents to sell or not, because now there are many modern housing that actually forbids its citizens to open a business at home.
Make use of empty land as a parking lot
The last tip in utilizing houses to increase income is to use vacant land as a parking lot. This business is suitable for those of you whose homes are located around important locations such as commuter line stations, hospitals, shopping centers, etc. You can set a daily rate for cars that are generally abandoned all day by their owners. Let’s just say that you set a tariff of IDR 10,000 / day / car and your home page can accommodate 8 cars, and rent it out during working days only (20 days), meaning that the net income you get can reach IDR 1,600,000 / month Pretty good, right?