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Is Your Lake Home in the Summer Selling Spirit?


During the summer selling months, sellers' home-showing activity seems to slow with the heat, but really what happens is that buyers' traffic is actually increasing. The typical first step is for potential new owners to drive by your home to get a sense of the property's curb appeal.

Here are our favorite ideas for embracing the summer sunshine to enhance your home's curb appeal!

Front Door: Give your front door a fresh coat of color or sealer to make the door pop at first glance. Place a summer wreath on the door and flowers or vases on the steps to enhance the entrance. 3

Landscaping:  Mow the lawn, trim the shrubs and plant some flowers. Any outdoor furniture should create the illusion of an added room. If the home can be viewed from the water, decks should be stained, the dock should be level, and the beach area clean.

Windows: Designing with white in mind is one of my favorite ways to channel summer. It brightens everything in the house and also provides a cooling effect on those hot temperatures.  Just hang white curtains, open the window, and feel that nice summer breeze!

Go with the Summer Flow into the Evening:  From the road, have solar lights leading to your home's entrance and place a low level spot light on a focal tree in the yard.  From the water, add lighting on the dock, and enhance the lighting in the great room.

We then use quality photography and inviting descriptions to create an online presence to entice buyers into making an appointment to view your home.  The goal is to create such a sense of urgency that a buyer will want to make an appointment before someone else scoops up the property from under them!

Not everyone has the touch of a landscape designer. Ask for help!  Our team would be happy to stop by your home and offer our ideas on what to do. We can be reached at 603-566-6608.

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