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By Desare Kohn-Laski | Broker in Parkland, FL

Tips towards an Improved Curb Appeal

The saying that first impressions last is not only true to a particular perfume brand commercial. In fact, it applies to almost anything including your own house. When referring to the first impression created by your house as it affects the visuals of those who look at it, curb appeal is being talked about.

A great curb appeal that creates an amazing first impression captures the interest of potential home buyers such that they hunger to see what is inside your house. If you are seeking to sell your house, you may want to improve its curb appeal to attract more potential buyers. Here are some easy and low-cost improvements that you can implement.

Give your front door a vibrant makeover

From across the street, your front door is a great focal point which can capture the eyes of potential home buyers. Create a great impression by giving that part a new life. How about repainting it with a vivid color that is easy to spot from afar? It may be time to impart a sparkling effect to your door knobs and handles. An inexpensive way to do this is with the use of metal polish instead of replacing it with a new one. Accessorize the area by adding some ornaments like potted plants, wreath, or some kind of wall décor.

Showcase the home’s curb appeal at night

You’ll never know when a potential buyer will pass by your home. Some of them may pass by at night. For this reason, it is important to let them see your property’s curb appeal even when natural light from the sun has faded. Illuminate important outdoor areas by installing lighting fixtures. When doing this, it is important to remember that there are always low-cost choices. The walking path is among the areas needing such illumination not only for added appeal but also for improved security.

Impart refreshing beauty by enhancing the garden

A beautifully-landscaped garden never fails to attract potential buyers. According to realtors and brokers, an attractive garden is a major factor that sells a house. Potted plants, container gardens, and boxed plants can all add up to the beauty of a garden. Flowering plants can give color to the area.

Perform a driveway improvement

While the driveway cannot be readily seen from afar, it does contribute to the home’s curb appeal. It may be high time to do some minor fixes on this area by filling the cracks and removing the stains. There can be weeds creating distraction on the fissures. Remove them completely uprooted. If your budget permits you, why not add more aesthetics by putting stones, bricks, or tiles. Concrete staining is also a choice you can go with.

These are some inexpensive curb appeal enhancement tips that are easy to follow. If you want to know more of how to improve your home’s selling instance, you can always reach out to your local South Florida realtor.

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