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Does Your Home Need to Lose 10 pounds? Or a Little Nip and Tuck?

I liked this post from Barb Szabo so much I had to re-blog it.  Her photos show what a difference landscaping can make in a property's appearance.  The landscaping should complement the house, just as a hair style should complement one's face.  Enjoy!

 

Does Your Home Need to Lose 10 pounds? Or a Little Nip and Tuck?

 

I show a lot of homes throughout the year and I can honestly say that the first thing I notice is that famous "curb appeal" or lack thereof! I can also say that most of the time when a home is well kept on the outside it is well kept on the inside.  One of the worst offenders to curb appeal is overgrown landscaping. I don't mean a few bushes that need to be trimmed. I mean you can barely see the house! And the funny thing about pictures is that they really tell the truth, much like seeing myself in a swimsuit!

 

I don't think a recent client of mine will mind if I show her before and after pictures.

overgrown landscapingafter picture of landscaping

They have only had this home for about 4 weeks and what a difference!!

If your home will be on the market soon take the time to take some pictures because they really do tell the truth. You might find (if it's not completely out of hand) that a little nip and tuck will make a world of difference!

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If you would like to buy or sell a home in the southern communities of Cleveland Ohio, please call me at 440-263-7496, or you may want to visit my website for more specific information on the communities I service: Brecksville Ohio Real Estate, Broadview Heights Ohio Real Estate, North Royalton Ohio Real Estate Independence Ohio Real Estate, Seven Hills Ohio Real Estate, Parma Ohio Real EstateParma Heights Ohio Real Estate and Middleburg Heights Ohio Real Estate.  Information is obtained from Neohrex (Northeast Ohio Real Estate Exchange) and is deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be independently verified. Properties subject to prior sale, rental, or other status changes. All properties that are advertised as being listed or sold by Barb Szabo are in conjuntion with ReMax Trinity.

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Kathryn Acciari, RSPS, SRS, RESE, CFA

Century 21 MetroWest
45 Lyman Street  Suite 14
Westborough MA 01581

Serving the Route 9/20 Corridors of Central Massachusetts
Sturbridge to Westborough

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Comment balloon 1 commentKathryn Acciari • June 12 2012 04:51AM

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Curb appeal is just so important!. If they don't like what the see from the dash board they will not come in.

Posted by Sussie Sutton, UTR TEXAS Realtors - Rep for buyers and sellers. (UTR Texas Realtors) over 6 years ago

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