Dale Bohannon - REALTOR - eXp Realty

PREPARING TO SELL - CURB APPEAL


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PREPARING TO SELL - CURB APPEAL:  Thinking about selling? To help your home make a stronger first impression, consider enhancing the landscaping and creating a more welcoming entrance. “Important decisions occur almost instantaneously, within the first few seconds”, according to Malcolm Gladwell in Blink. Here are some ideas that may increase the perceived value of the home and reduce days on the market.

YARD

  • Plant flowers
  • Add fresh mulch
  • Mow, trim, & edge
  • Fertilize & water
  • Remove weeds
  • Renew planter beds
  • Replace dead sod
  • Remove stray toys
  • Remove unused pots
  • Remove equipment
  • Clean up after pets
  • Store ornaments

EXTERIOR

  • Clean the windows
  • Paint exterior & trim
  • Check address number
  • Clean mailbox
  • Repair driveway cracks
  • Power wash house
  • Power wash driveway
  • Repair & clean soffits
  • Consider lighting
  • Clean the gutters
  • Repair fence
  • Repair roof
  • Repair siding

ENTRY

  • Paint the front door
  • Replace door hardware
  • Repair the door frame
  • Repair doorbell
  • Pressure wash porch & sidewalk
  • Replace welcome mat
  • Clean door & locks
  • Enhance lighting
  • Repair concrete cracks
  • Add flower pots
  • Create symmetry

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