Curb Appeal Archive

The Yard Doctor is Ready to Triage Your Lawn With These 6 Tips for Fall

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine There is no better time than fall to get yards looking great, according to the “Yard Doctor” Trey Rogers, a professor of turfgrass management in the crop and soil sciences department at...
September 4, 2009

Try These 10 Tips for Boosting Curb Appeal

By Phyllis Harb, Dickson Podley REALTORS® 1. Trim shrubs and trees in the front yard; a homebuyer should be able to see your home’s architectural features (such as that beautiful picture window). Tidy up your yard; put away hoses,...
August 25, 2009

How to Deal With the ‘Neighbor From Hell’

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey A messy neighbor can hamper your property–by as much as 20 percent off the market value, says Sid Davis, author of A Survival Guide to Selling a Home (AMACOM, 2005), who is also a real...
June 14, 2009

From an Architect: 6 Affordable Ways to Make Your Listings More Attractive

By David Applebaum In this market, selling a house can be more challenging than ever. As a real estate professional, I’m sure you have used many ideas to help make your property look its most attractive to potential buyers....
March 17, 2009