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Importance of Curb Appeal in Home Selling Process


You have decided to put your House on Market. Your house for sale needs to start selling the movement prospective buyer parks the car. It is important that just like inside, you home for sale looks appealing from outside too.

Curb appeal means, the impact your house can make when seen from outside. If exterior of your property is tidy and well maintained before you decide to listing on MLS, prospective buyers will walk in with a pleasant feeling of expectations. But if the lawn is shaggy, weeds are popping all over, you have a old non painted original builder door, there are multiple cracks showing up on your front porch, paint of garage door is peeling off, the doorbell is not working or you have a sunken driveway, then home buyers will be entering the house with a negative feel, expecting more issues inside.

Selling starts from the movement they are outside your property and by not keeping up your curb appeal appealing enough, you have just degraded your home value. As for a home buyer, who is non sensitive to your home listing with create a judgment on your property within seconds. Many times if this judgment is too negative, they may decide not to even bother looking at that specific property from inside.

So spending some time outside your property is always a good start in a home selling process. Keep in mind that a small budget dedicated to fixing outside issues can go a long way in supporting your home value and help in selling your home faster. Infact based on our years of experience, we believe that enhancing the curb appeal is one of the highest return on investment, when you decide to choose on most important renovations to do during home selling process or preparations.

So start with a checklist on the problems you can find outside your house. As yourself, you may not notice the problem being used to seeing it everyday, ask a friends help or best your listing real estate agent. A diligent and experienced real estate agent can easily pin point the issues effecting your curb appeal and suggest you the cheapest solutions available which will cost the least.

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