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Sprucing Up Your Home Inexpensively

You've decide to put your home on the market but are unsure what projects will really help the sale of your home. Coldwell Banker Islands Realty wants to showcase your home in the best possible way and appeal to as many potential buyers as possible. Here is a list of some quick, easy, and inexpensive ways that you can spruce up your home to get it ready to sell.








Curb Appeal

First impressions are everything and the exterior can set the tone for a potential buyer. Spend some time boosting your homes curb appeal. Making these small changes can have a big impact in the eyes of home buyers.


#1 Keep Your Garden In Check

Trim the bushes so they don't block your windows. This will show off the windows and let more natural light inside. Make sure your garden and lawn aren’t blocking walkways.


#2 Clean Up Tools & Toys

Keep your yard tidy by putting away tools, lawnmowers, and kid toys.


#3 Clean The Gutters

Cleaning your gutters can be a major chore but not only is it important to clean them for curb appeal but also for general maintenance.


#4 Finishing Touches

Add a seasonal wreath to your front door, add planters to the front porch or step, buy new house numbers, add solar lights to your walkway or update your front porch.










There a small changes that you can make inside your home to make it more appealing to potential buyers. Taking the time to declutter and rearrange can really pay off. Here are some ways to spruce up the interior of your home.


#1 Lighting

Swap your lightbulbs out for warm, incandescent light bulbs for a homey feel.


#2 Declutter

Clear-off all countertops and reorganize bookshelves to create order. This lets potential buyers visual the room with their belongings.


#3 Curtains

Replace heavy curtains with sheer ones to let more natural light in. Make sure to open the curtains to let light in.


#4 Finishing Touches

Place fresh flowers in your entryway or create a centerpiece for your dining table. Burn a scented candle or put out potpourri.


We hope you found these tips helpful! Make sue to ask your Realtor other ways that you can showcase your home in the best way. 

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