Maximize your home value by increasing your curb appeal -- this blog provides 5 helpful tips to help maximize your home value

Maximize your Home’s Value: Tips for Improving Curb Appeal

If you’re like most homeowners, you want to see the value of your home go up. The market value is certainly important, but a home’s value should also include the enjoyment it brings to your life.

The first thing people will see when they come to your home’s curb appeal. It’s the first impression that you’ll make. To maximize your home’s value, it needs to have a welcoming and appealing exterior.
This blog will provide a 5 tips for improving and boosting curb appeal.

  1. Assessing the Situation: Analyzing Your Home’s Current Curb Appeal
  2. Assessing the situation of your home’s current curb appeal is an important first step to take when considering how to improve it.
    To start, walk along the perimeter of your home and take note of the current state of your landscaping, exterior, and overall appearance. Look at your house as if it were someone else’s home and think about how you would improve it.
    Are there any areas that need attention, such as a broken fence or overgrown shrubs? Do the colors of your home blend with the environment or do they stand out in a negative way?
    By thoroughly analyzing your home’s current curb appeal, you can more accurately determine what changes need to be made in order to improve it. From there, you can move forward with a plan for renovations that will give your home a fresh, attractive update.

  3. Repair Any Damage to Your Home
  4. One of the best ways to boost your curb appeal is to make sure that your home is in good condition. If you noted any damage from your initial assessment, whether interior or exterior, this is the time to address it.
    Not only will repairing damages increase the value of your home, but it will also make a huge difference in how buyers perceive your property from the street.
    You can prevent potential health hazards such as mold growth when making exterior repairs to siding, roofs, and walls that have holes or are cracked.
    So, before you begin cosmetic changes or place your house on the market, be sure to fix any damage to the exterior or interior of your home.
    Our building process includes a 12-month warranty on our Semi-Custom homes. So if there are any repairs needed after move-in, you can contact our warranty coordinator or submit warranty requests in your homeowner portal, and we’ll make those repairs for you!

  5. Improve the Landscaping
  6. Improving the landscaping of a property can have numerous benefits. By adding an attractive array of plants, flowerboxes, and trees, the space can become a beautiful oasis that can be enjoyed by both the inhabitant and visitors. This can also increase the value of the property as well.
    Additionally, improving the landscaping can also provide environmental benefits. By strategically planting trees and other plants, you can reduce noise pollution and improve air quality, while also providing much-needed shade to sunny areas. Along with adding color and beauty to the area, the plants can also help to absorb water and reduce soil erosion.
    Our landscapers carefully plan and design stunning landscapes for our Move-in Ready Homes that can be enjoyed for many years to come.

  7. Add a Fresh Splash of Color
  8. One of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to make a big impact on your property’s appearance is by adding color. Adding paint to your home’s exterior can help make it stand out from the crowd, while also boosting its curb appeal.
    You can add color to your front door or garage door to draw attention from passers by. The color you choose should match the rest of your house or be complementary to it. For example, if your home is brown and tan, adding a bright red door would be out of place. However, if you have a white house with black shutters, painting the front door green would complement both colors nicely.
    Our design team creates beautifully neutral move-in ready homes that are the perfect base for your touch of color! Not only can you easily add a splash of color and character to your home, but you can also boost your curb appeal, so long as the new color matches the rest of the home.

  9. Utilize Visual Effects to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal
  10. If you’re looking for an easy way to increase your home’s curb appeal, utilize visual effects around your property. Visual effects are any visual design element that can be added to your home’s exterior without the need for major construction or renovation.

    If you have an empty space in front of your house, creating a seating area is a great way to fill it! You can create beautiful focal points with exterior lighting or add fencing that will serve as a great boundary between properties.

    These choices will help your home stand out from the rest of the properties on the street and are excellent for an home owner looking to increase their curb appeal.

Curb appeal is all about first impressions, so take care when making renovations. Conduct research, think of ways to appeal to potential buyers, and be mindful and thoughtful of your home’s exterior while you are improving it. Hopefully this blog has given you some good ideas on how to improve and boost curb appeal of your home!