AUSTIN, TX – If you’re planning on selling your Austin Texas Home in 2016 one of the very best things you can do is improve the curb appeal for your home because curb appeal because curb appeal will draw the attention of a buyer to your home and make them want to get out of their vehicle to see what your home has to offer them.

In this post we will share with your 7 tips that you can use to add curb appeal to your Austin Texas Home.

Tip #1 – Clean Up Your Property

Spend one weekend cleaning up the property in the front and back yard of your Austin Texas Home.

A property cleanup should include trimming trees / bushes and removing any debris that’s accumulated on your property over the years.

Tip #2 – Rent a Power Washer

Take a power washer and wash the sidewalk, driveway, porches and exterior of your home including the siding and windows.

Tip #3 – Freshen Up the Paint around Your Home

Although your home may not need a paint job you can freshen up the paint around your home like painting your front door, interior doors, window sills, railings, fencing, mail box and other interior or exterior features of your home that might need to be repainted.

Tip #4 – Improve Your Lawn

Depending on the type of grass in your lawn you should replace holes or bare spots in your yard by planting new sod or using grass seed to fill holes and bare spots in your front or back lawn.

Tip #5 – Add Color to Your Landscaping

Another great way to attract attention to your home is to add pops of color to your landscaping. Thankfully if you can’t plant flowers surrounding your Austin Texas home for sale you can easily buy pre-planted flower bowls from local garden nurseries like: Red Barn Garden Center or Barton Springs Nursery.

Tip #6 – Make Your Mailbox Stand Out

If the mailbox in front of your Austin Texas home needs an upgrade you should consider painting it and adding some new numbers or you should consider replacing your old mailbox with a new one.

Tip #7 – Once You’re Finish Curb Appeal Take a Look at Maintenance

Now that you’ve completed all curb appeal improvements around your Austin Texas home the next step is to focus on maintenance and this should include the following:

  •          Repair and maintain gutters.
  •          Fix and replace bricks around your home that have lost mortar.
  •          Straighten crooked shutters.
  •          Replace cracked or broken windows.

Sell your Austin Texas Home

To get started with selling your Austin Texas Home contact the Kent Redding Group today by calling us at (512) 306-1001 or CLICK HERE to connect with us online. 

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