Curb Appeal Makes the Difference When Selling Your Home

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Curb Appeal Makes the Difference When Selling Your Home

Curb Appeal Makes the Difference When Selling Your Home. First impressions matter when it comes to selling your home. According to National Association of Realtors, 63% of home buyers will go visit a home, after viewing it online.

The homes exterior including the front yard, walk way(s), driveway and sidewalk all play a big part in the homes curb appeal.  Even if you’re not planning to sell your home soon, a fresh welcoming exterior is nice to come home to.

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Big and Bold Address Numbers

We added big bold house numbers to our exterior, and a new coat of paint. Color schemes make a difference. Clean up the landscape and basic small exterior repairs make the curb appeal work. Paint that front door and shutters to match.

Replacing the lighting, from small to big statement-making pendant light. Add lighting beneath the eaves or install solar lights along the front walk. Remember to lay out a neat path to the backyard. Use natural state of Texas plants and flowers in the front and backyards. These will grow year round and not need much attention throughout the year.

Remember, a little can go a long way to great curb appeal. When you live in the city, it can be hard to personalize your home’s exterior. Though working with what you have by adding neat window planters, glossy black shutters, good lighting and clearly visible house numbers.

Curb Appeal Makes the Difference When Selling Your Home

Spending a couple of weekends working on the outside of your house, in beautiful weather to make sure your home looks great, benefits everybody and the neighborhood. Before long your neighbors will be doing the same to their properties.

Now, let’s look at those windows. Sometimes a good cleaning will do the trick. But then there are times when a new set of windows are needed. One of the simplest but most satisfying fix-ups you can do is to make your windows shine again. We all enjoy natural light in the house. You may need to pull some weeds or ivy around the house to get that natural light inside.

How does the trim around the window panes look? Does it need more than a paint job. Clear out the rotted wood if needed. Not such a hard to thing to do. DIY clapboard repairs.

Renew the deck(s) in front and back. Fixing the deck spaces around your home, so they’re safer and more inviting for summer and fall entertaining.

 

Doing these repairs and clean ups may take a couple of weekends, but in the end it will be well worth your time and effort.

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