Seller Tip: First Impressions Matter

First impressions are everything when it comes to real estate

Before a buyer even steps through your front door, you’ve created a first impression. Keeping the outside of your home clean and tidy improves your home’s curb appeal and will make a difference when you’re looking to sell. Here’s a few ways you can make your home look great and improve its resale value without spending all your money.

Replace old hardware

Replacing old hardware like the door handle, house number, mailbox, and overhead light can add interest to your entrance. If they’re out of date or in bad condition, they may take away from the aesthetic you want to create. Make sure the hardware forms a cohesive look.

Tidy your garden

Tackle those wild weeds and overgrown shrubs. Cut back any overgrowth that keeps light out of the house. Choose colorful plants with different growing seasons so your garden looks great in both spring and summer. 

Spruce up your entrance

Place large pots filled with bright blooms at your front door - nothing is more welcoming than fresh flowers. If you’ve got space, place a chair and small table to the side of the door. A comfortable spot to take off your shoes or enjoy a warm summer day will appeal to buyers.

The best way to sell your home quickly and at a good price is to make it appealing. Pretend you’re the buyer when you look at your home. 

Contact us to find out what you can do to increase your home’s curb appeal.


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