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Improve Curb Appeal

Real Estate Tips for Sellers – Improving Curb Appeal

What are some simple tips to improve curb appeal? As one of the top agents in the area, having sold in the 100s of Millions in property – I always repeat the saying – You never get a second chance to make a first impression – that is the same with your home. CURB APPEAL is extremely important because buyers will make a judgment on your home before walking into it based on what they initially see!

These are some EASY tips to spruce up the curb appeal:

  • Make sure the front door is clean and in good condition and the doorbell works
  • Remove cobwebs!
  • Are the house numbers easy to see and read?
  • Clean out the gutters and downspouts
  • Rake/blow and leaves and make sure driveway and sidewalks are swept
  • Weed your flowerbeds
  • Make sure the lawn is freshly cut and edges trimmed, and shrubs and hedges are trimmed and trees pruned
  • Clear out the “pet signs”!
  • Put away all toys and bikes
  • Fill planters with fresh seasonal flowers for a pop of color
  • Organize and clean your outdoor furniture
  • Make sure your fences are in good condition and decks are freshly stained
  • Check all exterior lights and landscape lighting work
  • Store your garbage in an air-tight container and out of sight.
  • Make sure the garage door opens smoothly
  • Remove any unnecessary STUFF

These simple tips can make sure your home’s first impression is warm and inviting and will captivate a buyer’s interest!