Increase curb appeal on a budget by making small fixes your home’s exterior. We’ve all heard the saying, “never judge a book by it’s cover” – but we always do!
You’ve selected a bottle of wine because of its catchy label, stepped into a store at the mall because of its enticing window display, and maybe even scheduled a date on your dating app with the romantic prospect who had the best photo. Well, homebuyers are no different! So, even though most curb appeal projects won’t earn you more home equity, they will get buyers in the door and offers on the table. So, if you’re looking to sell your home, increase curb appeal on a budget with these tips for homeowners:
Make Your Home Squeaky Clean
A simple cleaning can make a world of difference! Pressure wash your house or get out the old sponge and ladder to remove grime and dirt. And, don’t forget about those windows while you’re at it! This affordable trick can transform curb appeal more than you’d expect.
Shiny New House Numbers
Revamp your house’s first impression with trendy new house numbers. This will add a touch of taste to your home’s exterior for pennies on the dollar!
A Splash of Color
Add a pop of on-trend color to your home’s exterior with a fresh coat of paint on your front door. Blues and teals muted with a hint of gray are trending for 2018 as are forest greens! See Behr’s full list of color trends here. If you’re really looking to spruce up your curb appeal, paint your home’s window and door trim to match.
Curb Appeal Via Photo
Homebuyers begin their real estate search online, so your home’s “front cover” is actually your listing photos. It’s more important than ever to ensure you hire a professional photographer and have your home looking its best. Lighting is also very important for high-quality photos (especially of your home’s exterior), so make it a point to ask your photographer what time of day they expect the best lighting and schedule your photography session around their suggestion. Buyers will be dazzled by your beautiful home before they even visit!
*Don’t forget the tried and true trick of adding planters with colorful foliage just next to your front door.
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By tackling some small projects, you can increase curb appeal on a budget! Your stunning home exterior will attract home buyers like moths to a flame. This could mean more offers…