TIPS for creating curb appeal
When preparing to put a home on the market, people tend to put their focus on decluttering, painting and interior style. To be sure, these are all high on the priority list, but don’t forget about creating curb appeal with a polished exterior!
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Whether a buyer first spots your home home on the internet, on a stroll through your neighborhood or a when pulling into the driveway for a scheduled showing, your exterior is their first impression. So it's important to consider: Will it catch their eye? Is it warm and inviting? Does it fit the neighborhood?
A general rule of thumb, and maybe the obvious, is to always keep a well manicured lawn when selling your home, that includes: lawn mowed, weeds pulled, fresh mulch, watered flowers. Here are some additional tips to spruce up your curb appeal ...
If you’re thinking of selling, consider a staging consultation with one of our team members before you begin. We’ll help you decide the best way to spruce up your curb appeal!
How to edit your home for a buyer
Selling your home can be a daunting and sometimes stressful task. In our Staging Consultations, we often say that a good rule of thumb is to remove 1/3 of your items in your home. Many homeowners wonder, "What do I keep out, and what do I box up?" Here are our top tips on what items must go and why we recommend removing them.
Some people believe that leaving your personal photos up can make the home feel “warm and lived in.” While leaving your photos up is a personal choice, we have two key reasons to remove your photos -
Sometimes, the elements that make your house your home are features that prevent buyers from seeing the potential to personalize. If you’re thinking of selling, consider a staging consult with one of our team members before you begin. We can help you determine how to show your home in its best light!