Now the think that impress people are different then years ago. Now you should look at some of the following:
Rethink Front Door - One of the first thinks a visitor touches should look well- kept and attractive. The cheapest option is to repaint it, and people are getting more adventurous wit colors choices for the door. Replacing the door is always a option also.
Light the Way - Some home scrimp on the porch or entrance way lighting. Cleaning globes and replacing bulbs instantly brings new life to your evening facade. New fixtures are inexpensive and can usually be owner installed. other options are led bulbs.
Refinish sidewalks and driveways. Just as upscale look to stone upgrades exterior walls, stone or brink makes a huge improvement to unsightly cracked concrete walks and drives.
Check your Mailbox. Even a mailbox will give a good look is it is new and has a artsy mailbox and post.