Spruce Up Your Curb Appeal Without Breaking the Bank!
When selling a home, curb appeal is one of the most important factors in attracting buyers. Your yard and the front of your home are the first thing they will see, and while nobody should judge a book by its cover, many people do. The appearance of the outside of the home can determine if a potential buyer will even be willing to look at the inside. So, attractive curb appeal is vital to getting your home sold.
You don’t have to spend a lot of money to get great curb appeal. There are many small, inexpensive home improvements that can be done to create a look that will impress!
- Give a fresh coat of paint to the front door, trim or shutters.
Nothing will brighten up your home’s façade like a bright, fresh coat of paint!Costing only about $30 a gallon you can get a lot of bang for your buck.Choose a bold hue that will stand out, while still complementing the overall color of your home.
- Add some creative new house numbers.
Installing some new house numbers will not only look good, it will also make it easy to find! Be creative and utilize materials that will match the finish of your exterior light fixtures.Make sure the numbers stand out!
- Change exterior lighting.
If your light fixtures are looking shabby, it’s time to replace them. Consider the design of your home and look for fixtures that add both function and style. Save yourself some time by using fixtures that have the same mounting system as the ones you will be removing.
- Replace your mailbox.
Whether your mailbox is by the road or attached to your house, it can either add to or take away from your curb appeal depending on how it looks.You can find a new mailbox for as little as $20.This quick project will go a long way toward improving the look of your home.Just make sure you are following city/county/HOA regulations when installing it.
- Install flower boxes.
If you want to add some color to your home exterior, there is no better way to do it than with flowers!Try adding some inexpensive flower boxes to your front porch railings or under your windows.You can even DIY them in an afternoon! Choose flowers with colors that will complement your home.
If you are thinking about selling your home, contact professional Realtor Desi Sowers and let her help you get your house on the market and sold for the best possible price. Call her today at 540-320-1328!