Selling your home in Rockland County NY – Think Curb Appeal!

24 05 2007

Rockland Home StagingThe first thing potential buyers see when they drive by your home is the exterior. It is critical that the home have great curb appeal. There are more homes on the market now than there have been in the past 10 years. How are you making your home stand out?

According to the National Association of Realtors 85% of home buyers begin their real estate search on the Internet. 60% will drive by a home. When potential buyers drive by your home are they impressed? What does your home’s exterior say about the property?

Pretend you don’t live there – drive up to the house the way a home buyer would – now would you want to live there? Does the homes curb appeal pique your curiosity enough to pick up the phone and call a real estate agent to schedule an appointment?

Getting the outside of a Rockland County Home ready for sale is crucial in the Home Staging process. Follow these simple steps to get your in show condition.

  • Make sure grass is in good condition and neatly trimmed. For tips on getting a nice green lawn you can refer to the tips from the Scotts company. read more
  • Trim trees and shrubs so that the garden does not look overgrown
  • Make sure the walkway and driveway are in good repair. Sealing the driveway will make the home appear well cared for.
  • Power wash the exterior of the home and the windows.
  • Plant, plant, plant! Colorful plantings will give the home that warm cheery felling that will draw buyers in.
  • A new layer of mulch will make garden beds look fresh and prevent weeds from spoiling the look of your garden.
  • Purchase a new doormat.
  • Keep the yard free from gardening tools and children’s toys.

Remember the exterior of the home is the first thing potential buyers will see when they visit your home. It will set the tone for the entire visit. Follow these simple steps to boost your home’s curb appeal.

Ask your real estate agent or realtor for feedback on the appearance of the home.

If you need any help getting your home ready for sale call Rockland Home Staging, we take the guesswork out of getting our home ready for sale. (845)731-9510

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26 10 2009
Real Estate Bergen County NJ : StagingRockland

[…] the condition. Homes that show well will sell faster and for more money. Earlier we discussed Curb Appeal and how it makes a big difference when selling a […]

20 06 2007
Real Estate Bergen County NJ « Rockland Home Staging.com

[…] the condition. Homes that show well will sell faster and for more money. Earlier we discussed Curb Appeal and how it makes a big difference when selling a […]

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