Buyer’s Market Hitting Soon! DIY Fixes to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal
The experts have weighed in, and a buyer’s market may be right around the corner. What does that mean for you as a homeowner wanting to sell? Most likely, it means that you need to start acting quickly to enhance your home’s curb appeal in order to get the price you want for your home.
Get an Edge (on your driveway)
If your driveway tends to just melt into your lawn, adding some edging is a quick way to clean up your home’s appearance. There are multiple methods and materials for giving a crisp look to your driveway that include plastic or metal edging solutions, interlocking pavers, stone stackers and bricks. Of course you can also install a concrete curb, but that is a bit intense for a quick, do-it-yourself weekend project.
Gut the Gutters
Believe it or not, your gutters speak volumes about your home. When someone sees your gutters full of debris, he may automatically wonder if there is roof leakage due to backed-up water. I0f you can’t keep the gutter clean, what other less obvious home maintenance jobs have you been neglecting? Taking the time to clean out your gutters is a sure-fire way to make your home looks cared for and more marketable.