Curb Appeal And Real Estate: Tips For Selling Your Home

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Curb Appeal and Real Estate: Tips for Selling Your Home




The impression that the exterior of your home makes could be the deciding factor when a potential buyer comes to look at your property. A good impression could seal the deal, while a bad impression could send them running to another neighborhood! The real estate experts at The Team Edge Properties know that you can never be too careful when it comes to curb appeal; it can make or break a sale. When you are preparing to sell your home, take a look at your curb appeal first and do what you can to maximize it!

How do you know if your home has curb appeal? Take a look at it as if it is entirely new to you. If this wasn’t your house, what would be the first thing you noticed about it? Are the shutters in need of repainting? Is the lawn unkempt and overgrown? Does it lack something eye-catching and unique, such as a garden, that grabs your attention? If you find yourself pointing out many flaws in your home’s appearance, you’re going to want to do something about it.

What are some of the top ways to improve curb appeal? You can begin by tackling projects that stick out for the wrong reasons. If a new coat of paint is needed, grab your brushes and rollers and get to it! If your grass is getting out of hand, start up that lawnmower, the sooner the better! You can also add small details such as flowers, birdbaths, decorative stones, or new porch furniture to make your space look lived-in and loved. If a potential homebuyer sees that your property is taken care of, they will feel more confident about becoming the one who will take care of it in the future.


Posted by

Bill Ames, Owner/Investor

The Team Edge Properties

Phone: (410) 207-1151

The Team Edge

Comments (2)

Pat Champion
John Roberts Realty - Eustis, FL
Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs

Great post you are right the home owner needs to look at their house like a potential home buyer making the first impression a lasting one. Thanks for sharing I hope you have a great day.

Feb 22, 2016 01:29 AM
Rhonda Fee - REALTOR®
Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation - Pleasanton, CA
Professional, Knowledgeable, Trustworthy

Hello, Bill! Improving your curb appeal is an important part of selling your home to even more buyers. Thanks for sharing this!

Feb 22, 2016 01:57 AM