Boosting Curn Appeal

Curb appeal is the initial impression that the exterior of a home has on potential buyers. It creates an emotional desire in buyers to purchase the home and its associated lifestyle. Not only does strong curn appeal increase the viewing traffic, if can also substantially add to the home's value. Many buyers are not interested in viewing home's value. Many buyers are not interested in viewing homes that need work, so curn appeal can make or break a deal. "As a result, strong curb appeal is essential for a home to be competitive in this market."

No Cos Improvements:

  • Manicure the yard and clear it of clutter
  • trim any greenery that covers windows and walkways
  • Clean the front door, porch, and entrance way

Low Cost Improvements:

  • Add flowers and colourful window boxes
  • Replace the front door, mailbox and house numbers
  • Install new windows and exterior lighting

Additional Improvement:

  • Paint the exterior and add shutters
  • Replace the roof and gutters
  • Build fences, gates, and walkways

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