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Four Tips for Adding Curb Appeal and Value to Your Home

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April 29, 2020

Four Tips for Adding Curb Appeal and Value to Your Home

Curb appeal, or the exterior that home buyers see when perusing a home for sale, can make or break a purchase. Here's how to maintain your home's curb appeal and value before putting it on the market.

Pressure Wash Everything

Nothing captures the appeal of a newly built home like a clean exterior. Depending on the siding of your home, you can pressure wash the exterior of the home itself to bring it back to life. And, instead of repaving your driveway, simply pressure wash it to take years of buildup off of its appearance.

Use a Welcome Mat

A welcome mat can entice prospective buyers to check out the interior of a home. It's not simply about making them feel comfortable checking out the interior of the home; it also gives the home a lived-in and cozy feel that can feel less intimidating and more inviting.

Maximize on Drought-Tolerant Plants

Thriving plants can add a lived-in touch of curb appeal to a home, but they can also be costly to upkeep and constantly replace. If you don't have a green thumb, instead of investing too much time and money into your agricultural efforts, invest in well-mulched and drought-tolerant plants that can go longer periods of time without being watered. This helps keep plants alive longer, making your house look better from the outside.

Repaint the Front Door

You don't have to repaint the entire exterior of your home to increase curb appeal; often, the front door will be enough. Repainting the door and the trim alone can make the entire exterior appear much more clean, modern, and fresh.

If you're going through the often difficult ordeal of selling a home, don't complicate it with a difficult home buying experience as well. Robertson Homes offers a variety of home designs and our communities are located in numerous desirable cities throughout Southeast Michigan. Whether you're downsizing into a more comfortable space or upgrading to a larger one, learn more by calling Robertson Homes at (248) 505-0686 today.

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