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Curb Appeal is term normally granted to properties with generally accepted aesthetic features. Things like cleanliness, proper upkeep, and a good color scheme. Curb appeal usually comes from standing aspect of the house; an architectural feature, mature trees, or landscaping, but there are inexpensive ways to up your curb appeal game!

Cheap Curb Appeal DOs

COLOR

Color doesn’t necessarily have to come from your house. Today most people prefer matt color schemes, but the human eye is still drawn towards bright colors. I highly recommend getting your lawn fertilized, planting new flowers, tilling your flower beds, trimming the dead branches off shrubs. Give your front yard a fountain of youth type feel and you may reap the benefits!

Any exterior railing, decks or walkways should all be painted or refinished, if your exterior is still looking a little dull, I highly recommend getting it power cleaned! It’s surprisingly cheap and guaranteed to make your house look 10 years newer!

Dimensions

You may have heard the term Multi-dimensional before probably in reference to art. Humans instinctively react positively to Multi-dimensional objects. How can we use this to improve our curb appeal? A front gate, small cropping of flowers or shrubs in the middle of your front lawn, a nicely designed sign with your homes address on it or even a front porch. Anything to add some dimensionality to your property will increase interest, and make your home look larger!

Curb Appeal DON’Ts

Political Signs

In Canada our Federal and Provincial elections are almost always split in thirds. The odds are pretty low the person I tour through your place is going to agree with you! Best to keep your political affiliation on the down low!

Large Statues / Sheds / Functional Accessories

Statues may be arguable, but for the most part, they’re slightly ominous and sometimes scary to see at night – doesn’t always go over well. Functional accessories could be a bike rack, playhouse, Thule, car parts etc. I’ve seen it all! Even if it’s well kept and clearly used for practical purposes, it’s not a great first impression and may lead to more questions than answers!

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Clarence Bouwsema
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Darren Rankin
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Michael Coderre
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Harry Yau
Harry Yau
The whole experience selling my property was as easy as it could have been. Logan was incredibly helpful, keeping us up to date with amount of people interested, offers, and counters on a timely basis. He gave us comparable properties to help calibrate our asking price, and kept us updated on sale trends in the Edmonton market. He worked hard for our business, is very professional, and was always understanding of our availability limitations (total of 3 partners making decisions together from 3 different cities). I would hire him again, and would certainly recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell in Edmonton.
Jaymee Sison
Jaymee Sison
Logan made the whole sale process from start to finish very easy. I live in a different city from where the property is located so I wasn't readily available to help with the sale. Logan coordinated photos, showings and best of all, he was respectful and mindful of our tenants who were currently living in the property. Thank you for your hard work Logan. We couldn't have been happier with the sale! $21K over list price!
Reid Tames
Reid Tames
Logan was phenomenal and super accommodating when it came to helping us buy our first home! We had so many questions and were challenging with our schedule but he was able to make it all work for US! Would highly recommend to any friends and family!!
MVP Power Inc
MVP Power Inc
Logan did an amazing job! He was very patient as we had seen several houses and willing to meet us any time. He was very knowledgeable about the neighbourhoods we wanted to buy in.

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