4 Easy Ways to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

4 Easy Ways to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Oct 31, 2016

Whether you’re looking to put your house on the market or boost your home’s value, first impressions matter to potential buyers and houseguests alike. Your front entry, yard, driveway, and sidewalk all serve as a snapshot of what they may see inside of your home. The good news is that there are plenty of easy and inexpensive ways for your home to be the best looking on the block. Try one of our tips below!

How to Enhance Your Home’s Exterior

Paint the Front Door

Not only is painting your front door an easy option to boost your home’s curb appeal, but it’s cheap as well! Choosing a bold pop of color that matches with the rest of your home’s exterior will allow you to showcase your personal style while setting your house apart from your neighbors’ homes. You can also paint the trim or shutters to make your house stand out for all the right reasons.

Install Outdoor Lighting

No matter if you choose landscape lighting that requires wiring or energy efficient solar fixtures, adding lighting to your front yard can make a huge impact on your home’s curb appeal. In addition, illuminating your walking path adds extra safety and security to your home. You and your guests don’t have to worry about tripping over any rocks or holes in the ground when it’s dark out! 

Add Greenery to Your Home’s Exterior

Whether you decide to add porch containers, window boxes, or a planting bed, flowers, trees, and other greenery all are great options for adding color and curb appeal to your home. When looking at your greenery options, be sure to choose plants that will frame your home rather than obscure it.

Update Your Mailbox

Purchasing a new mailbox is a quick and inexpensive way to boost your home’s curb appeal. As long as you make sure you are following your city’s regulations, updating your mailbox can complement your home in about two hours or less. It doesn’t matter if it’s a mounted mailbox or a mailbox at the end of your driveway, make sure you choose colors that compliment your home’s trim. 

Apply for a Loan Today

Here at Home Point Financial, we can help you in a variety of ways. If you need assistance in buying your first home, taking out a second mortgage, or you are trying to decide if you should buy or rent your next home, our professionals can provide expert guidance every step of the way. Locate the branch nearest you or contact us today for more information!