Are you selling your home? Improving the curb appeal of your home is also important especially if you want to make a good impression, afterall you wouldn’t want your potential buyers to drive by and keep going, right? You may have updated your kitchen or your bathroom and had spent money on other home updates, but remember that the exterior of your home is always the first thing buyers will see. Fortunately, improving your home’s curb appeal is not expensive.
Here are few home improvements that will not cost you more than a $100.
- Paint your front door
It wouldn’t cost you a lot to buy a new paint and pick a color that would match the color of your home’s shutters. A new paint can revive your home’s appeal. While you’re at it, you may also want to add potted plants by the front door. It makes a good impression.
- Manicure the lawn
Don’t forget to manicure the yard. Mow the grass; it increases the curb appeal of your home. Also, if you cannot maintain your lawn, it will create an impression that your home is not properly maintained as well.
- Plants and flower beds
Inexpensive plants and flower beds add curb appeal. Flowers and plants especially if they were beautifully landscaped add freshness to your home. It also gives an impression that your home has been well maintained.
- Trim trees and bushes
Keep your front yard looking lovely with proper pruning and trimming. Proper upkeep of trees and bushes complements your lawn. They add significant curb appeal to your yard.
- Update light fixtures
If your light fixtures are already outdated, it is best to update them. New light fixtures will instantly brighten your home’s curb appeal.
- Wash off dirt
Use the water to blast dirt and debris off your driveway and the front of your home. Even a garden hose set to its strongest setting is sufficient to eliminate dirt.
- Tidy up your driveway
Does your driveway have minor cracks? Patch it up. It is dirty? Clean it thoroughly. A well maintained driveway keeps the front of your home looking attractive.
- Clean all the windows
Make your windows sparkle! Clean your windows inside and out. Windows also add to a home’s charm especially if they are clean.
Read more: Home Selling 101 for First Time Sellers
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