Your home’s curb appeal is the first impression a potential buyer will see. Here are a few ideas you can use to increase your curb appeal without breaking the bank. 

  1. Install landscape lighting

Adding lights around your landscaping can add a beautiful look to your display. They also highlight the walkway to your front door. These are a great way to show your home’s curb appeal at night.

  1. Improve the look of your front door

Changing the look of your front door with a new handle, fresh coat of paint, or a wreath can really brighten your entrance.. All of these options are an inexpensive way to make your home look more cheery and help the first impression to be more welcoming to the home buyers.

Updated front door with improved curb appeal

  1. Upgrade your house numbers

Do you still have the same house numbers from when you first moved in? If so, finding new ones can make your home look more inviting and well kept. This curb appeal idea is such an easy fix and can cost you close to nothing!

  1. Add landscaping plants

Plants are a perfect way to improve the look of your home and encourage home buyers to visualize how they could use the outdoor area. Potted plants or small trees can enhance your landscape design by framing your entryway. Arranging plants in a symmetrical way is also a great way to catch any buyer’s eye.

curb appeal improved with landscape design

  1. Clean your gutters

Probably the most dreaded task, but this is an important one! Cleaning your gutters both inside and out will improve curb appeals by helping your home look well maintained.

  1. Use a power washer

If you can find access to a power washer, definitely take advantage of this. Deep cleaning your porch, sidewalk, and driveway with a power washer will make a dramatic difference in your curb appeal because they will be sparkling like new again.

  1. Make any last fixes or updates

Take a look at your curb appeal and figure out what needs updating. Tiny flaws like chipped paint or ripped screens are worth fixing before putting your house on the market. 

When it comes to listing your house for sale, you want the first impression your house gives off to invite buyers to imagine themselves living in this property. If you are ready to improve your curb appeal and need the help of a real estate agent, contact us today!

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