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With the mild Winter that we've had here in Simcoe county this season, I can't help but think about Spring, gardening and sprucing up outdoors.
When selling your home, curb appeal is very important. Many buyers associate the condition of the exterior and landscape with the condition of the
interior. In fact, studies show curb appeal is so important that if a potential buyer thinks that the exterior is unattractive they won’t even look at the
inside of a home. Did you know 63 percent of homebuyers will drop by after viewing a home they like online and only 2 percent said a home’s
exterior and landscaping made no difference to them.
As you begin to evaluate your home’s exterior, consider the following:
- Does your home need repairs or repainting? Pressure wash your house and decks to clear away any mold or mildew and fix anything that’s broken.
- Is your yard well-maintained? Keep the grass mowed, bushes pruned, and get rid of those weeds.
- Does your yard look cluttered? Remove things like hoses, trash cans, and other yard tools from sight.
- Does your home look inviting, both during the day and at night? Add color with seasonal flowers, put down fresh mulch and add lighting to poorly lit walkways and porches.
Want to take it a little further? Add some color, texture, and finishing touches that will make your home even more attractive to potential buyers.
I sure hope that ground hog was right and Spring will be here sooner than later.