Curb Appeal Archive

Money-Saving Tips for ‘Living’ Privacy Screens

Installing a fence isn’t cheap, but the cost of a real-life one made of shrubs and bushes can fly off the charts. Traditional fencing for a 70-by-90-foot lot could run $3,000 to $5,000, depending on materials, reports HouseLogic. Privacy...
August 26, 2013

10 Ways to Improve Your Outdoor Space

Submitted by Amishgazebos.com Need ideas to liven up an outdoor space? View this infographic for 10 ways to freshen up an outdoor space....
August 26, 2013

10 Most Desirable Do-it-Yourself Outdoor Projects

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine The warmer weather has home owners looking to spruce up their home’s outdoor spaces. So when it comes to do-it-yourself outdoor projects, which projects are most home owners tackling? A survey of more...
July 22, 2013

Show Off Your Staging Photos of the Great Outdoors

Calling all real estate and staging professionals: I’m looking for your best photos showing how you staged a front porch or deck of a home! Some of your photos may be used in an upcoming issue of REALTOR(R) Magazine...
May 8, 2013

4 Mistakes Home Owners Often Make With Their House

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine When it comes to taking care of a home or remodeling, home owners can make some unwise decisions. ServiceMagic, a Web site that features a network of nationwide service professionals–including in home improvement–has...
August 27, 2012

10 Easy Staging Tips for Curb Appeal

By Kimberly McMahon, Let’s Organize/Let’s Move No matter the asking price, simple curb appeal changes can set the scene to immediately attract buyers to a property. Data shows that a majority of home buyers look at properties online or...
June 4, 2012

6 Painting Tips for Freshening Up Exteriors

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Springtime is the best time to give a home a fresh coat of paint, according to the Paint Quality Institute. “By painting in moderate weather, you’ll likely get a longer-lasting paint job,” says...
April 16, 2012

8 Quick, Hot Design Tips From the International Builders’ Show

By Erica Christoffer, multimedia Web producer, REALTOR® Magazine Looking for quick, easy ideas to bring a home to life, add value, or prep for sale without spending a lot? Learn from the pros! Designers who presented at the International...
February 13, 2012

What’s Hot With Outdoor Living Trends

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR Magazine It’s not quite spring yet, but it’s not too early to start thinking about your listings’ outdoors–your buyers certainly will, even if they can only visualize it during the cold, wintery months. The...
February 6, 2012

Extend the ‘Shelf Life’ of Your Outdoor Living Space

By Charlene Storozuk, Dezigner Digz Sadly, summer is officially over. However, if your home is currently on the market, now is not the time to bring your outdoor living space to an end for the year. If you do that, you’re...
October 17, 2011