The phrase ‘first impression is the last impression’ is particularly true for real estate investment. The
exterior of a house is like a book cover that gets the first attention of individuals. And you can make a
good first impression by improving the house’s curb appeal.
An investment in improving the curb appeal of the house is definitely worth it. Here are our tips to
improve the appeal of the house and boost its value without breaking the budget.
1. Install Artificial Lawn
Lawns are an important part of the front yard. You can improve the house’s curb appeal and create
buyers’ interest by installing artificial grass.
An artificial lawn looks similar to the natural lawn but with the advantage that no water is required.
With an artificial lawn, there is no need to water, mow, or fertilize the grass. This can be a great selling
point as most people today prefer eco-friendly houses that reduce helps conserve precious natural
2. Add Flower Boxes
Buying flower boxes is an inexpensive way to spruce up the appeal of the house’s exterior. You should
place the flower boxes along railings, on the porch, and under the windows. The look of lovely flowers
will greatly add to the value of the house.
3. Keep the Exterior Clean
Dirty siding or stains on the driveway can make your house look drab and dull. Consider cleaning the
hour’s exterior using a pressure washer. The washer will help you clean even difficult to remove stains
easily. You should use the pressure washer to clean the front deck, porch, and driveways to make the
house look clean and new.
4. Install an Outdoor Pond or Waterfall
An outdoor pond or waterfall can also boost the house’s curb appeal and value. You can create a DIY
small front yard pond easily. The pond will provide environmental benefits reducing the watering needs
for the front yard.
An outdoor pond will reduce the amount of space that needs to be watered. Moreover, you need to fill
the pond only once and it can be topped off by the rainwater. You can also position the drain pipes so
that they funnel water to the pond. This is a great idea to conserve water, boost curb appeal, and
enhance the value of the house.
5. Focus on the Little Things
You can improve the house’s appeal without investing a large sum by focusing on the little things. Small
improvements can greatly enhance the look of the house. Consider replacing the old house number
plate with a new shiny plate made of bronze or copper.
Moreover, you should consider installing fancy light fixtures on the porch, garage door, and the
walkway. For increased appeal, go for solar lighting fixtures for the house’s exterior.
Lastly, adding a bright colored bench or adding a border to the entryway can enhance the look of the
house exterior without having to spend a lot of money.
Experienced real estate agents at Elite Realty Agency can take away the hassles in buying and selling
houses. Our agents are informed about the property market in Central Florida and guide you in making
the right real estate investment decisions. You can get in touch with us by dialing 1-407-574-3962 today!
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