HOW TO Add Curb Appeal

Adding curb appeal to your home can help attract buyers and sell your home faster.

Below you will find a few tips that you can use in preparation of selling your home.

  • Trim bushes and branches so they don’t block windows or architectural details.
  • Set a pot of bright flowers (or a small evergreen in winter) on your porch or front walkway.
  • Install new, matching locks and knobs on your front door.
  • Repair any cracks or holes in the driveway, and clean oil spots with degreaser and a steel brush.
  • Edge the grass around walkways and trees.
  • Stow your garden tools and hoses out of sight, and clear kids’ toys from the lawn.
  • Buy a new mailbox.
  • Upgrade your outdoor lighting.
  • Purchase a new doormat for outside your front door.
  • Clean your windows, inside and out.
  • Polish or replace your house numbers.
  • Mow
    your lawn. Also, turning on the sprinklers for 30 minutes before the showing will make
  • the whole yard sparkle.
  • Place a seasonal wreath on your door.