Entering an unfamiliar house is something many local buyers show hesitation in doing and search for home shopping lists has narrowed down due to current Covid-19 pandemic. In current conditions the curb appeal of your home has become even more important-a shabby front yard may make prospective buyers ignore your home.
Through exterior appearance of your home, a first impression among the buyers is made. This chance of making a first impression comes only for once. Within a few seconds of observation, an opinion about a home is made. Those few seconds must be made to count.
Let’s have a look at some of the few ways of enhancing curb appeal:
Renovation of Front door
According to the need there are many ways of renovating the front door. Either update the door, its hardware or apply a fresh coat of paint. Renovating the front door works for showcasing the security and style. If your door is getting old get it painted, get a new set of handles and security lock system. It will be good to display keyless smart system for the buyers.
Window frame upgrade
By adding new frames a brand-new look is given to the windows. Trendy black frames can very well replace the old outdated ones. They not only improve the curb appeal but also contrast greatly with your interiors, making your home look more unique. Black windows do not necessarily need curtains, blinds or shades every time, so the costs on their purchase can be saved occasionally.
Exterior lighting installation
Decorative lighting like landscape lighting for illuminating the pathway leading to the porch or sconces by the front door can be tried. Use of solar-powered landscape lighting will save costs on the additional electricity use along with helping with the safety and enhancing curb appeal.
Work on landscape of the front yard
Your home’s value and your curb appeal can get a boost through a well thought out and organized design of the landscaping of the front yard. The natural terrain of the land gets complemented as well as the general theme of your home can be enhanced through this. To care better for the landscape, add fresh mulch and plants. A well landscaped home is worth anywhere 1% to 10% more than a home without any landscaping.