Springtime is historically one of the best times of the year to sell your home. As the spring season approaches, the housing market will start to get a lot busier and the pressure is on to stand out. You will notice the weather warming up and the days will start becoming much longer. This change in the season brings out the largest amount of buyers who are actively searching for a home which means it is time to improve your curb appeal.
Potential home buyers form their first impression of your home from its curb appeal. There is nothing more important than an attractive and well-maintained front exterior, especially after a long, hard winter. Not only does this help attract buyers, but it also increases the value of your home. Achieving an impressive first impression is possible, even if you are working on a budget!
Focus on the Landscape
Be sure to remove any distracting items and de-clutter your yard. Rake up all the dead leaves and collect all the branches in your yard. Keep the lawn freshly mowed and trimmed for visitors. It is the first thing they look at!
Replace the Mulch
Replacing the mulch can make a tired exterior look clean and new. Apply a fresh layer in all your garden beds and around the shrubs. Mulch is affordable and easy to apply and even comes in a variety of colors! It really helps everything stand out.
Add a Pop of Color
Hanging planters or adding flower pots are simple ways to add a pop of color to your front yard aesthetic. Planting flowers along your walkway or garden will also help boost the curb appeal and will really catch some eyes!
Power Wash Everything
Use a power washer to clean the outside of your home. Fences, porches, brick and vinyl siding, driveways, sheds, and most importantly your windows! Your buyers will notice all the difference.
Fix Up the Mailbox
Depending on the condition, consider replacing or updating your mailbox. A fresh coat of paint or a deep clean will make it look good as new, and you can even plant some pretty flowers around the mailbox if you are really looking to impress!
Dress the Front Entrance
Making the front entrance to your home as appealing as possible will create a warm welcome to everyone that visits your home. Add a wreath or welcome mat at the front door. A fresh coat of paint can also completely transform the look and feel of your curb appeal.
Just remember that the time and the money you invest in preparing your home for sale, can help increase the value of your home and make it stand out in this competitive spring market! Everyone is going to be on the hunt for a beautiful home with a perfect curb appeal. These are a few simple chores you can do to bring life back to your home’s exterior. Simple changes really do make a big impact and you may even fall in love with your home all over again!
We understand that your schedule can be very busy and you might not have the time to prepare your home to sell. Our team will handle the preparation for you and recommend some of the best landscapers, painters and mulch companies in your area! No matter what your property’s needs may be, we are always ready to help. Contact us today @ 401-942-0200.