Whether you are a realtor selling homes or a homeowner preparing to put your house on the market there are certain tricks that really can help it sell faster. Since we aren’t experts on interior items this is a great article on 10 Best-Kept Secrets for Selling Your Home.
What we are experts on is the articles #1 trick for selling your home faster – CURB APPEAL. (and lots of articles out there say the same thing!)
Chances are good that no matter how much you spruce up the inside of the house, a buyer has already passed a quick judgement on it before stepping foot in the doorway based upon what the yard/front walkway looks like. The home may have been on the market for a long time and in need of a serious lawn mowing or shrub/plant cut back – check out this before and after picture of a recent project we just worked on –
Could you even tell there was a gate or a beautiful granite walkway there? These are key factors that will HELP SELL A HOUSE!
Additionally, according to an article on allbusiness.com – planting trees, shrubs or gardens can actually help improve the value of your home by about 10%! Patios and walkways are also a great feature of a home’s ability to be versatile in different months of the year – especially if you live in a place where you can really take in all the seasons!