The visual appeal of a property definitely comes into play when a tenant is considering multiple properties. Because the exterior of the home is the first and the last thing your prospects will see making a good impression is vital.
Paint is one of those products that you don’t want to skimp on the quality. Purchasing a quality paint product in most cases will give you more value for your money in the long run. Choosing a higher quality paint not only protects the surface of the home better but it also is more resistant to scratching, peeling, extreme weather, dirt accumulation, and fading which all negatively affect curb appeal.
What’s “in style”
Look at the color trends to determine what’s popular or will become popular in the coming months. Every year paint manufacturers and color experts forecast color trends and are a good source for inspiration.
Cleaning up existing planter beds by; pulling weeds, pruning existing plants, and pulling out any overgrown plants is sure to improve the look of your property. If your planter beds have rock borders cleaning and resetting any loose rocks can make the border look as good as new.
The idea is not to hide the house but to highlight and accent it, so be sure to choose and properly place plants of varying sizes, colors, and textures to get the best look.
Get the most for bang for your buck
On a tight budget? consider just painting the door or shutters to freshen up the look of the home with minimal cost. Don’t forget about your deck, patio, or walkways, cleaning and resealing these items will keep them looking good for years to come and can be completed for a nominal fee.