Curb appeal is so important when selling a house and there is
a lot of information out there on the subject. As a professional home stager I also think it’s equally important
to address your front porch, whether you have a large one or a small one. Once out of the car and up the walk-way, buyers
will spend some time waiting at this spot while their Realtor opens the lock-box and eventually the front door. Don’t
neglect to pay attention to your porch!
are some simple, inexpensive tips to punching up your porch appeal
- Paint, stain or replace your
front door if necessary.To me a front door on the house is like lipstick on a face. Keep the color warm and
inviting, not dull and peeling.
the hardware if dull, pitted or outdated, including the kick plate if there is one (or leave it off completely).
Unless you have nice brass light fixtures that complement the hardware, opt for something more modern an updated over the
“builder’s standard brass”.
your porch light fixture (s) if it looks like it needs it.
hose down or even pressure wash the area well. Get up in the eaves and get those mud daubers, spider webs and other insect
evidence out of there!
any sidelight windows or glass on your door.
a new door mat (one without your initials on it). I tend to like those black rubber ones that look like
iron and they’re usually made from recycled rubber. But any nice or even seasonal mat will do.
- Repaint or replace house numbers
- Repaint or replace your mail box (if you have one there)
- Add pops of color in pots seasonally. Don’t leave empty pots on the
We offer the following services as a convience to the client.
- Carpet protector sheets
- Vacuuming & Sweeping
- General Cleaning
- Window cleaning (including sills)
- Lawn Service
- Snow Removal
- Fall clean-up
- Landscape service
- Curb Appeal Package - house numbers, porch light, mail box & front door
- Deluxe Curb Appeal package - everything in the standard curb appeal package
PLUS - trim bushes, weed wacking, mulching, weed killer, planing flowers, flower boxes, shutters & accessories
- ALL PRICES MUST BE QUOTED IN PERSON BY A MANAGER
***AND DONT FORGET***
Refer a Fellow agent or
friend and get a coupon for $50.00 that you can use for your next sellers staging.