Curb Appeal Archive

Fall Garden Favorites: Radishes

By Sonja Greenlee, kitchen gardener for The DS Team Lush gardens and planters sprouting life can make a huge difference to the curb appeal of a home – even in the autumn season. So if your clients are looking...
August 25, 2010

What’s Your Best Winter Staging Tip?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Come wintertime, homes can suffer from the winter blues too. When it’s cold, gray, and snowing, how can you still make a home warm and inviting to potential buyers? I’m collecting favorite winter...
August 20, 2010

Give Sellers Free, Concrete Curb Appeal Tips

By G. M. Filisko, contributing writer, HouseLogic You’ve preached to sellers that curb appeal goes beyond making a good first impression and that the way their house looks from the street can impact its value and shorten the time...
August 5, 2010

Knock, Knock. Who’s There? A New Door

  By G. M. Filisko, contributing writer, HouseLogic Sellers who replace their front door may get a full return on their investment or even turn a profit from the increase in their home’s value, according to Remodeling Magazine’s most...
June 23, 2010

A Nighttime Showing to Remember

By G. M. Filisko, contributing writer, HouseLogic Showings typically take place during the day, but you can help sellers make their home stand out by suggesting exterior lighting that will not only improve security but also highlight the elegance...
May 5, 2010

Looking to Step Up a Condo’s Curb Appeal? Start With the Front Door!

By Erica Christoffer, Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Our 2010 List Issue should be arriving in your mailbox any day. In it you’ll find 281 business tips from the real pros — our readers. The Home & Design section is...
March 24, 2010

Stage the Home for Online Curb Appeal, Too

By Stephanie Decker, Staged Marin Homes Curb Appeal in real estate terms used to mean how appealing your home is to potential buyers when they view the home’s exterior. It was the first time they were seeing your home,...
February 23, 2010

How to Make the Most of Your Winter Property Listings

By Charlene Storozuk Once the holiday season is over, we all tend to hunker down for the cold months ahead (at least those of us not lucky enough to live in a warm locale).  The long winter months can...
January 11, 2010

Survey Finds Home Owners Favor Brick

According to a recent survey conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Boral Bricks, 59 percent of all home owners with a siding preference would choose brick for their homes. The study was commissioned by Boral Bricks, Inc....
December 29, 2009

First Impressions: Get Instant Curb Appeal With These 10 Must-Dos

By Christine Rae, Staging Expert The Internet is the first source for viewing a property for most buyers, even before talking to a real estate professional. That means curb appeal is important because they are “driving by” the listing,...
November 2, 2009