How to Improve Curb Appeal And Raise Your Home Selling Price

Posted On Monday, 06 July 2020 22:05

So, the time has come to sell your home, and you aren't sure how to sell it for more? People fall in love with small things, with little moments and wow effects. 

It may be hard to believe, but in reality, less is always more. This philosophy applies to selling a home as well. 

Did you know that you can get big bucks later on when you invest a small amount of money in your home? Read on to see how to improve curb appeal and raise your home selling price quickly. 

What Is Curb Appeal?

Before we hand you over the best-hidden secrets on how to sell your home for more, let's see what a curb appeal is. 

By definition, curb appeal is linked to the level of attractiveness one may feel for a property when viewing it from the street. Simply said, curb appeal is a subjective appreciation for a physical asset. 

Homes with excellent curb appeal lead to wow moments and are always more valuable on the housing market. To have a great curb appeal, you should have:

• Well-kept yard
• Vibrant paint
• Good roof

These are only the top basic things to keep in mind. Here is what you should do to provide a mind-blowing curb appeal. 

Wash Your House's Face

This may sound like an unusual step, but professional house sellers know that this simple move can bring you extra few hundreds. With that in mind, always first wash away the dirt, gunge, and mildew from your house. 

A simple bucket of soapy water and a soft-bristled brush can remove the dust and dirt in a single day. This is a fast and budget-friendly option to polish your home, literally. 

Plus, this is a fun family activity. While you are there washing, don't forget to wash your windows and let the natural light in. 

Upgrade House Door

Ah, the front door. This is the single item that no one can ignore. After all, everyone enters the home through a front door. 

So, replacing the door entirely (if needed) is an excellent investment. If you want to beautify them a bit, you should think about painting the front door. 

A fresh coat of paint can do wonders that first impression. For the voiceless effect, you should think about installing bi-fold doors instead of a more traditional door set. 

Bi-fold doors are perfect if you want a more elegant step into your backyard. 

Moreover, bi-fold doors come in many sizes, different elements, and they are the best solution to enjoy the best of indoor-outdoor. 

Plus, with bi-fold doors, you will get:

1. More natural light
2. More fresh air
3. An amazing view

Upgrade Exterior Lighting

The lighting around the exterior of your home will be necessary for buyers for numerous reasons. Buyers love to see the light outside. It tells them that you care about the household, property, and the safety of your property. This is especially important to older buyers. 

Plus, light can indeed prevent unwanted intruders from searching around your property. 

On top of that, the right light fixture is always a nice touch. 

Here are a few tips on how to choose the perfect lighting:

1. Illuminate pathways leading to your home
2. Stick to gentle and soft lighting
3. Make sure that the installation is completed properly

Fast Tips on Improving Your Curb Appeal

Of course, you can always remodel your entire home, but it isn't something that should be your goal. 

The new owner will anyhow remodel a considerable part, if not everything inside and outside the house. 

Could you keep it simple and effective? You can with these steps. 

Here is the shortlist of the most common and the most manageable steps to improve your curb appeal. 

• Add a Fence
• Keep Up With Maintenance
• Glam Up Your Mailbox
• Fix Up the Roof
• Clear Unwanted Landscape Debris
• Plant Colorful Annuals
• Keep It Simple

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