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Published on August 24th, 2020

The Importance of Curb Appeal

The first impression of your home is extremely important to potential buyers. After all, the majority of real estate purchases begin by buyers looking up properties online, so your property can begin attracting eyes through its listing pictures. Having a strong curb appeal helps create a positive association with your home from the get-go, and our custom home builders in Chicago can help your home reach its fullest potential. Here are some simple tips to strengthen your home’s curb appeal.

Add Greenery

A little bit of exterior greenery goes a long way! If you haven’t taken the time to plant some shrubs and other plants around the exterior of your home, make sure you do this before you list your property. Flowers are also a great touch if you want to elevate the look of your home.

Make the Numbers Clear

Something as simple as having clear numbers on the outside of your home makes it pop that much more. If the numbers on your address are old or simply aren’t visible, run to a local hardware store for a fast, inexpensive upgrade.

Upgrade Your Mailbox

You likely don’t put much thought into your mailbox, but sprucing it up is a great way to show that you don’t overlook the small details. Mailboxes range anywhere from $20-$100 and will help pull together the exterior of your home.

Our custom home builders in Chicago know what it takes for a property to come together, and curb appeal plays a big part in this! If you’re interested in learning more about what we can do for you, please get in touch with our team today.

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