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Curb appeal could make or break how a potential home buyer feels about your home.  It’s the initial appearance that one sees when pulling up to check out the rest.  If you’re planning to sell your home soon, or just want to update the look of your home, we’ve put together a list of inexpensive ways to add curb appeal to your home.

Door1. Paint the front door, trim or shutters

Exterior paint is about $30 a gallon.  Painting these locations can brighten and revive your hold. A bold color will stick out but make sure you pick something that matches the rest of your house.

2. Get a new mailbox

A new mailbox will start around $20. A newer version, or one that has some added design beyond the standard, can freshen up the look of your house.  Just make sure to follow the code written out by your city.

House Number3. Install new house numbers

Simple numbers can be $2, while custom jobs can be $50 to $100. Whatever you choose, going beyond the standard, probably warn numbers you have right now, will add great curb appeal.

Tree in Front of Home4. Plant a tree

Exterior Lighting5. Replace exterior lighting

New light fixtures, starting at $20, can really change the look and style of your home. Make sure you have adequately illuminate your entryway while also adding a look you look.

Flower Boxes6. Install flower boxes

If you need some color out front, flower boxes along the front porch or below windows will definitely do the trick. Remember to maintain the flowers to keep up the appeal you’ve created.

With a few, inexpensive touches, your new home can look completely transformed.  Have you done any work to add curb appeal to your home? Let us know!


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