Staging the Exterior of Your Home in 5 Simple Steps!
If you're considering selling your home this summer, staging is a great way to ensure that you receive top dollar! Many remember to stage the interior of their home but forget the exterior. Failing to stage the exterior can give buyers a bad first impression. Instead, follow these 5 tips to help buyers fall in love at first sight!
1. Clean your Exterior Windows & Screens
Clean windows & screens give the appearance of a well-maintained home. If windows are caked in dust or muck it can make buyers wonder what other home maintenance jobs haven’t been tended to. Clean windows also allow in more light which will help when staging the interior of your home!
2. Refresh Your Gardens & Walkways
Spend a day removing weeds & trimming flowers or hire a professional landscaper to give your gardens a well-kept look. It’s amazing what a refreshed garden can do to your home’s curb appeal!
3. Refresh Your Home’s Siding
A quick power wash can take away years of dust & grime to give your home a well-cared for & polished look for potential buyers!
4. Update/Clean Door Fixtures & Home Address Signage
Something as simple as a new doorknob or address signage can give your home a refreshed look. Try replacing the face plate, doorknob or address numbers for a clean new look.
5. Clean Patio Furniture
Whether you have chairs by your front entrance or dining furniture on your back porch – try giving your furniture a power wash & new cushions to create a welcoming ambiance that buyers can picture themselves enjoying for years to come.