There is still some summer left before Fall gets here. Keeping your house in great shape and looking good takes a little effort. This article from HomeZada identifies small projects that you can do to help keep your curb appeal up to snuff. Please enjoy the article and give me a call with any of your real estate needs.

Source: | Re-Post Houterloot 7/25/2019 – 

Summertime may be when the living is easy, but these old song lyrics don’t take into account the work necessary to keep your home running smoothly. Whether you’re getting ready to sell your home or host the party of the year, curb appeal is essential.

Your home is your biggest asset. You want to keep it updated and make it the envy of the neighborhood. The problem is often finding the time and resources. Start with the smaller jobs, then schedule one project at a time.

Curb appeal is a term used to describe how pleasant the house and front lawn look from the street. If you want people to look inside the house, you must first spruce up the outside. Proper lawn mowing, pruning, weeding, and fertilizing are essential.

The Yard

Be sure to keep the grass trimmed and edged so that it won’t spread onto the driveway, sidewalks, and walkways. Prune trees and bushes so that they do not block windows. Weed the flower beds, and kill off unwanted growth sprouting up through cement cracks. Don’t have the time or energy to plant a flower bed? Get some potted flowers and line the driveway and porch with them. You could also add hanging baskets and flower boxes.

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Tim Houterloot

Tim Houterloot

Being part of the Keller Williams team in Indianapolis was a natural fit to pair up with 25 years of professional experience in influential leadership roles at large corporations in the Central Indiana area. My background includes leading teams of skilled professionals in the Sales and Information Technology fields; working besides them to gather the needs of both internal and external customers from a regional recruiting company, to leading large global Information Technology staffs supporting the scientific, manufacturing, and sales/marketing needs of companies such as Eli Lilly, Roche Diagnostics and Xerox.

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