Curb Appeal 101 – Don’t Make These Mistakes When Selling Your Home
In the third part of this four part series on the top mistakes that home sellers make, we are going to cover one of the most common mistakes, lack of curb appeal, and how Orange County homeowners can avoid this mistake and sell their homes quicker.
Old Front Door
One of the first mistakes in curb appeal that a homeowner can make when selling their home is failing to improve their front door. This step is important because, the front door is the focal point of the home and the first thing that people will see before entering the home. If they see an old front door they will be less inclined to want to get out of their vehicle and more inclined to drive to the next home on their Orange County Realtor’s list.
A driveway that has oil stains, dog poop stains and years of decay is also a major drawback to the homes curb appeal. To avoid letting a dirty driveway become the major blight of a home, a homeowner should rent a power washer and spend a couple of hours power spraying their driveway before their Orange County Realtor has their homes first open house.
Out Of Shape Lawn
Just like an old front door and a badly stained driveway are major detractors to a homes curb appeal, the same thing can be said of a lawn that’s in bad shape. If a lawn has more bald spots than a used car salesman, or weeds or rocks than grass, the homeowner should re-seed their yard or plant sod. A well manicured lawn goes a long way in selling a home, because, many home buyers are looking for a great yard, in addition to a great home. To learn more about common curb appeal mistakes that homeowners make when selling their homes, contact Fred Sed & Associates today at (949) 272-0125.