Homes with certain traits command higher prices and take less time to sell. We?re not talking about replacing vinyl siding with redwood siding; we?re talking about maintenance and beautifying tasks you?d like to live with anyway.
Among other things, the way your house looks from the street ? attractively landscaped and well maintained ? can add thousands to its value and cut the time it takes to sell. It is not about putting the house on the market, but rather marketing your house. What can you do to increase your selling appeal? Some spit and polish goes a long way, and so does a dose of color. Here are some points to help your home put its best face forward.