Fall is a favourite season of many Canadians, especially those living in the Peterborough and Kawarthas area. The colours of the changing leaves are some of the most beautiful in the country, and what a backdrop for those who are looking to sell their home! There are a few things home sellers should keep in mind during the autumn months when it comes to curb appeal.
Clean, clear and cut.
While fall is known for pretty colours, it can also be a pretty grey time of year. The days are getting shorter so there’s sunlight, and overcast clouds become more frequent. To make your home stand out, remember, “clean, clear and cut.”
Clean the exterior of your home. Use a pressure washer to remove any dirt or grime from your siding and decks, give the driveway and roof a good cleaning if possible and ensure that your exterior windows and sills have been washed recently.
Keep your yard and home free and clear of fall debris. Ensure your leaves are kept raked away from your lawn and that you keep up with any garden maintenance into the fall. It might be useful to hire a landscaping company to keep things under control if it’s within your budget. Don’t forget your gutters!
Cut or trim any branches and twigs that are too close to your house or that look messy.
We’ve already mentioned how colourful fall can be, but your home still needs to standout on its own. A fresh coat of paint on the exterior and some fall-themed planters leading up to your home can really brighten up your home and increase its curb appeal.
What are your favourite home selling tips for fall home sellers?