Category: curb appeal

16 May 2017

Go from patio to party-o

Looking for ways to turn your backyard into the entertainment area you’ve dreamed of? Keep reading to create the perfect patio. Or should I say party-o?   Turn up the heat Add some warmth to your space with an outdoor fireplace. Hit up your local hardware store or scan the internet for a wide variety of options, or if you’re up for a challenge and you’d like to save some cash, go the DIY route. Don’t worry about not being too handy to make this fire pit— it’s designed for beginners and yields a beautiful result. You’re one step closer to enjoying s’mores this weekend! Pack a punch with pavers Updating a concrete patio slab with pavers is a relatively inexpensive way to add...
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3 Oct 2016

5 things you should know before selling your first home

Much like buying your first home, selling your first home can be tricky if you don’t know what to expect. So rather than navigate the unknown on your own, let me be your guide! Here’s 5 tips to help lead you through this new endeavour. Find the right listing agent Your first step is to choose the right listing agent. You’ll need someone who can leverage their expertise to get your house sold, and this is certainly no small feat. During the listing appointment, the right listing agent should present you with a full marketing plan as to how they plan on successfully selling your home in a timely manner and for the right price. You’ll also want someone who can accurately price...
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26 Sep 2016

Garden Tips for Fall in the Carolinas

While spring is the best gardening time in many parts of the country, fall in the Carolinas is an excellent time to plan and plant for year around beauty and enjoyment. Now is the time Now is the time to embrace fall flowers such as snapdragons, ornamental cabbages and mums. Pansies and violas will give you a fall show that carries on until next April, so don’t be shy about bright colors and big quantities. Improve soil with compost before planting and fertilize monthly for best blooms. Now is the time, as well, to shop garden centers, where you may find huge mark-downs on perennials or summer bloomers that can be planted now for flowers next summer. Planning your garden ahead could save...
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7 Dec 2015

Curb Appeal: Is it Even Possible in the Winter?

The winter months can be a great time to sell—inventory is low and demand usually outweighs the amount of homes on the market, creating a seller’s paradise. And if you’re selling your home, you know about the benefits of curb appeal. Making your home visually attractive is easy in the spring, summer and even fall, but the winter—now that’s tricky! Struggling to spruce up your front yard this winter? We’ve got tips below. Add some color Despite Jack Frost’s imminent debut, some flowers do best in the winter months. Take advantage of blossoming buds like pansies or camellias and place them in large pots around your front door. Don’t have a green thumb? Embellish your front door with a colorful wreath. Purchase your...
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