How to Give Your Home a Facelift in 6 Easy Steps This Afternoon

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It’s starting to get a little cold out there. If you are planning to improve your home’s curb appeal, now’s the time to do it, when the afternoon air is crisp and enjoyable. You should do this especially if you are thinking about putting up your home for sale in Sandy Springs, GA during this holiday season. Incorporate the holidays in the sale of your house.

You see, since Christmas is just around the corner, you have plenty of décor items to stage your house with and greeting the potential buyers with a hot cup of cocoa will go a long way in convincing them to buy the house. Besides that, we understand that you have a dozens of other things that you need to take care of, which is why we have come up with a few tips that will help you enhance the curb appeal of your house:

The following are six tips that will give your house a beautiful facelift:

Modernize with Small Purchases

1. Clean and Replace Light Fixtures

 First of all, clean the light fixtures of those cobwebs and dead insects. Unscrew it, wipe it with a warm cloth and then screw it back in. If the lights seem a little dim, then replace the lights with an energy friendly option.

2. Re-Touch your House Number with a Paint Brush

This is something simple and small but produces an eye-catching affect. There’s no way the buyer will miss the numbers written in bold letter. Plus, it will make it easier for him to spot the house and in case of an emergency, help will arrive faster. You can add the latter point in your speech for convincing the buyer.

3. Make that Front Door Pop Out

Paint your home’s front door a dark color. Did you know that you can raise your home’s value by more than $6,000 by just painting the front door with a dark color such as brown, maroon or navy blue? This small detail will make your home for sale in Sandy Springs, GA stand out on the block.

Eliminate Eyesores

4. Store Away the Plants

As you know, plants and flowers bloom according to the season. In winter, the garden tends to get this frosty look, which is frankly an eyesore. So, pull out those plants, put them in pots and place them in the shed.

5. Pull Out the Weeds

From the edges of your yard to the walkway and driveway, you will find weeds everywhere. The dull look created which they create can easily destroy the overall appearance of the house. So, get your shovel and basket, and get down to business.

6. Power Wash Certain Areas of the House

Windows, porch, siding, walkway, driveway and gutters… all of these places must be power washed. Once they are clean, you will realize how much uplifting they needed. A paint coat and some varnish will do the trick by bringing everything back to its tip top shape.

As you can see, all these tips do not require a big budget or pre-planning. Simply tackle the aspects of the house one at a time and you will be done in a couple of hours, before the buyers start arriving. Before putting up your home for sale in Sandy Springs, GA, get it evaluated by America’s Network Realty Group Inc. Enter your address here: http://www.kstrealty.com/homevaluesinsandysprings/.

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