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How to Have Great Curb Appeal This Summer

Summer is a great time to sell your Red Deer real estate. Motivated buyers are out in full force, looking for the perfect property that draws their attention with great curb appeal. Boosting the curb appeal of your property can make a huge difference in how quickly you are able to sell and the amounts offered by potential buyers. Summer is the perfect time to show off the outside of your home; use this to your full advantage. Here are a few tips that will help you to have great summer curb appeal this summer.


Give the Yard a Trim

Buyers find a nice, neat yard very welcoming. When the grass and shrubbery is trimmed in a uniform and tidy manner, it is much easier for potential buyers to picture themselves enjoying the outdoor spaces of the property. Having a neatly trimmed yard will let the Red Deer real estate shoppers know that you cared to properly maintain the home, providing them with a sense of reassurance. Be sure to mow your grass, pull the weeds and trim the hedges regularly while your house is on the market.


Show Off Green Grass

Having a luscious lawn will help make you a top contender on the summer real estate market in Red Deer. If you notice that your yard has bare or brown spots, invest in grass seed and touch up the dead areas. This simple quick fix can help boost your curb appeal to the next level.


Deep Clean the Exterior

Outdoor market preparations may be time consuming, but the work you put into making your home look its very best on the outside will draw more buyers. Take the time to really clean the exterior and make your home shine. Sweep the porch, patio or balcony areas and be sure to remove any cobwebs or dirt build up. If you are able, pressure wash the siding and leisure spaces of the exterior of your home. Additional touches that make a big difference in curb appeal include painting the doors, shutters and frames.


Stage with Patio Furniture

Staging is not limited to the interior of your home. Staging your outdoor areas can help to attract potential buyers. Investing in patio furniture or giving new life to existing pieces is a great way to boost curb appeal. Have a barbeque area set up to help buyers picture themselves enjoying favorite summer pastimes in your yard, and arrange furniture in a relaxing way that looks perfect and inviting on cool summer nights.


Get Fresh Flowers

Nothing says “summer” like vibrant, fresh flowers. Pick up some of your favorite potted plants to use as decoration around your outdoor spaces. Flowers are so welcoming and really help to put the final touches on a beautiful home.

Many homeowners spend too much of their time focusing on the interior of the home, forgetting that curb appeal is extremely important. By using these simple tips, you can give your home great curb appeal. For more information on placing your property on the market this summer, view our Selling Your Red Deer Real Estate page and contact a Benedict Devlin representative today.  



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