How to Sell

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  • Pressure-washing the dirty siding and deck, as well as the oil-stained driveway and faded walkways is an extremely cost-efficient way to increase your home's curb appeal.

    Budget-conscious homeowners will love this tip: Pressure-washing the dirty siding and deck, as well as the oil-stained driveway and faded walkways is an extremely cost-efficient way to increase…   See the Image

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  • Maximize Your Home's Curb Appeal: Add Outdoor Lighting

    As the days get shorter, it becomes increasingly important to provide potential homebuyers with a safe path to your front door. Use decorative lights to illuminate walkways, and install flood lights…   See the Image

  • Maximize Your Home's Curb Appeal: Clear Out All Gutters

    Staying on top of yearly and monthly maintenance lets buyers know you care about your home's upkeep. During the fall, be sure to clear your gutters and downspouts of leaves and other debris, which…   See the Image

  • Maximize Your Home's Curb Appeal: Clean Up the Exterior

    When fall rolls around and the trees shed their leaves, your home becomes more exposed, making its exterior appearance extra important. Before putting your home on the market, pressure wash the…   See the Image

  • Maximize Your Home's Curb Appeal: Highlight Your Front Door

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