Destin and Area Communities

Contact Karrie Rose

If you have any questions or need more detailed information, please feel free to contact me via phone at (850) 830-9502 or fill out the form to let us know how we can help with your real estate needs.

36008 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Suite 201
Destin, Florida 32541
M: (850) 543-5588
O: (850) 830-9502
F: (850) 807-2999

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Creating Curb Appeal For your Florida Home

If you are in the process of selling your home in Florida then you are lucky to have the ability to take advantage of the great weather to showcase your home. Unlike some other states that have to bear a cold snowy winter, the year-round beautiful climate means that homes for sale can really utilize their maximum curb appeal all the time. Yards and curb appeal can really impress buyers and draw then into the home for a closer look at what is being offered. Without that all important curb appeal, they may never make it to the front door.

If you think back to when you bought your home, what was it that caught your eye? What aspect was it that made you fall in love with it? These are some of the things that you need to feature, and then some. Its important to have "visual hooks" in the front yard. These could be anything from new paint to custom gates to a well manicured lawn or colorful flowerbeds. Anything that you can do to make the home shine is great!

In addition to these ideas, take some time and consider the small things. Is the driveway cracked? If so, then trim up the edges of the lawn (if necessary) and resurface the driveway. This will help to create a welcoming entranceway to your home. Also if there is a deck or porch in the front, its a good idea to redo the wood if it has become weathered. Try to make your home look like it is being featured in a magazine. If everything is top quality and neat and orderly you should be able to maximize the number of viewers and realize a better profit when the sale happens.