sliding screen door for your backyard, check if it needs a new screen, or if it needs to be repositioned on the tracks. There is literally nothing worse than having something fall apart or not function properly when there is a buyer in your home, especially when it comes to the doors, both front and back.
HAVING A WELL-MANICURED LAWN MAKES ALL OF THE DIFFERENCE
If your lawn is a brown expanse of dead, withered grass, or an overgrown mess riddled with weeds, buyers are definitely not going to be attracted to your home. Therefore, it’s extremely important to have a lawn that is well manicured and shows off just as much beauty as the rest of your home. A lawn that appears to be too high maintenance can be a turn off, so it’s best to go for a look that is neat and attractive. You don’t need to go overboard with the lawn care, but instead, just have the grass trimmed nicely and ensure that it’s healthy. Having a simple garden somewhere around the perimeter of your home is also a great idea. You can plant flowers with bright colors to really lighten up and bring a joyous feeling to your lawn area. If you have a garden or want to add a special touch to the landscape, throw down some mulch that is in a darker color, such as a solid, dark wood brown. Mulch helps to neaten things up and gives the area a “clean” feeling. Plus, mulch almost always looks good in nearly any setting when put down properly. You genuinely cannot go wrong with it, and it adds some great curb appeal. One thing to avoid when it comes to this area of curb appeal is too many lawn ornaments. It’s perfectly OK to have one or two in your garden, but if you have trinkets, statues, and ornaments all over the place—especially garden gnomes—it’s going to look tacky, cluttered, and just uninviting. Even though the buyer obviously knows that the lawn ornaments don’t come with the
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