With spring upon us, its time for home sellers to turn their attention to curb appeal. Spring is a time of renewal—everything fresh and new, a time to dream of things to come. That means more prospective buyers out driving by to take a look at homes that they have checked out online!
Creating curb appeal is a great DIY project and in most cases can be achieved with a few simple steps.
- Remove all signs of winter by raking up leaves and debris. Cutting back dead flowers and trimming back shrubs will give you a fresh start for new growth.
- Clean out the flower beds. Put in fresh mulch and plant bright flowers for a new landscape look.
- Draw buyers into the front porch and give it a fresh new look buy painting the front door and trim. Install new door hardware, knocker and mail box. Add a pot of colorful flowers on the porch and buy a new door mat.
- If you have an outdoor area, such as a terrace, patio or porch, add some stylish outdoor chairs and table to show the potential!
These are all easy, affordable projects that can easily be done in a weekend and will leave prospective home buyers wanting to see more!
What is curb appeal? It’s that something special about a home that catches the eye of the passer-by and makes them want to take a closer look.