Curb appeal is your best chance to make a positive impact on buyers from a street perspective. The good and bad features that jump out at buyers create their initial thoughts about your home and how you upkeep home’s regular maintenance.Knowing this assists us in deciding what plan of action we can use to draw buyers from the street and into your house. If your home isn’t pretty on the outside with refreshed paint and blooming greenery it’s time to get those things done. Refer to the checklist below and boost your home’s final selling price.

Curb Appeal Checklist

Inspect the outside ground. Remove any building materials, scrap wood, discarded household items, etc. from the property. Store garbage cans in the garage.

Check the home from the roof line down.

  • Is the roof free and clear from obstructions and moss?
  • Are the gutters clear and neatly hung?
  • Are the windows clean and free from obstructions (such as overgrown bushes or trees)?
  • Are bushes, trees and shrubs neatly pruned?

Inspect the condition of the paint or siding?

  • Is it time to power wash the siding?
  • Is touch up paint needed?
  • Is the front door in good shape?

Do flower beds need an upgrade?

  • Are plants neatly pruned?
  • Is the bed free and clear of weeds?
  • Is the bed properly mulched?
  • Are flowers in bloom?

Keep the lawn neatly groomed.

  • Is the lawn free from weeds?
  • Is the lawn free from grass clippings?
  • Is the lawn neatly edged?