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4 Tips for Making Your Porch Appeal to Home Buyers October 9, 2019

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4 Tips for Making Your Porch Appeal to Home Buyers, Red Wing, Minnesota

Curb appeal is one of the most powerful tools you have when selling your house, enticing buyers to stop and explore the property. A front porch can be an attractive visual element and a comfortable space that adds value to your home. When you put the house on the market, the steps below will help make your porch more appealing.

4 Ways to Emphasize Your Porch

1. Add a Splash of Color With Flowers

Whether your porch is a small shelter from the weather or an expansive place for relaxation, flowers add a splash of color and breathe life into the entire facade. Hanging flower baskets, window boxes, and even small pots on the steps will make your entire house look cozier and create a friendly ambiance.

2. Make Small Repairs

selling your houseOver the years, you might have gotten used to broken railings, chipped paint, and other small maintenance issues. However, potential buyers will see these flaws immediately and develop a negative impression before stepping foot through the door. Making small repairs before selling your house will help your property put its best foot forward.

3. Invest in Some Seating

If the space is large enough, some outdoor furniture or a porch swing creates a fun environment most buyers will enjoy. If you already have porch furniture, invest in some new cushions and a fresh coat of stain.

4. Paint the Front Door

The front door is an important, but often overlooked, aspect of creating curb appeal. Painting the door a complementary color will give a visual spark to the exterior of your home and make the porch pop.


When you’re putting a house on the market, the right real estate team can eliminate stress and ensure you get the best price possible. For generations, homeowners throughout the Red Wing, MN, area have relied on Lawrence Realty for friendly, attentive service and proven marketing strategies. Visit their website to learn how they can help sell your house, follow their Twitter for more real estate tips and advice, and call (651) 388-4745 to speak with a member of their team today.

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