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Tip Tuesday: Make Small Improvements to Have a Large Impact: 3/5

A first impression is everything. When a prospective buyer sees the first picture of your home or drives into your driveway, there’s an immediate impression and “feeling” that they have.  Is it excitement?  Warmth?  Being impressed?  Or is it doubtful?  Skeptical?  Are they already creating a list of things that are wrong?  Your curb appeal and outside of your home is essential.

When we say curb-appeal, people can get overwhelmed or say “I’m not a gardener.”  Well, I’m not either.  But, there are small, affordable things you can do to make a large impact.  Even if you’re not thinking about selling, still do it.  That way if the time ever comes to sell, then you’re ready!

This is our 5 part Tip Tuesday series in which we’ll be sharing small improvements to have a large impact.

Tip 3: Today’s tip is to spruce up those dingy concrete front steps!

Front steps get worn!  They have a lot of traffic and have sun, rain, hail, snow and anything else you can imagine get beaten down on them.  But does sprucing them up mean costing a fortune?  No!

Take a look at these step by step instructions to turn these stairs:

Into These


At the end of the day, some washing and paint will transform these stairs but buyers thinking “they need improvements” to “I love the stairs!”  Plus, it add brightness to the front of your home and adding to its overall appeal.


Looking for more tips?

Tip 1 Here 

Tip 2 Here


Take the time now to make small improvements that have a big impact.  And as always, for any questions, turn to the team you can trust with the service you deserve at Harrison Real Estate.

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