Low-Cost Ways to Spruce Up Your Home’s Exterior

Make your home more appealing for yourself and potential buyers with these quick and easy tips:

  • Trim bushes so they don’t block windows or architectural details.
  • Mow your lawn, and turn on the sprinklers for 30 minutes before the showing to make the lawn sparkle.
  • Put a pot of bright flowers (or a small evergreen in winter) on your porch.
  • Install new doorknobs on your front door.
  • Repair any cracks in the driveway.
  • Edge the grass around walkways and trees.
  • Keep your garden tools and hoses out of sight.
  • Clear toys from the lawn.
  • Buy a new mailbox.
  • Upgrade your outside lighting.
  • Buy a new doormat for the outside of your front door.
  • Clean your windows, inside and outside.
  • Polish or replace your house numbers.
  • Place a seasonal wreath on your door.