Smart Partners Realty
Curb Appeal Checklist

Paying special attention to the curb appeal of your home will contribute greatly to a faster and higher priced home sale!

Begin by inspecting the outside ground. Remove any building materials, scrap wood, discarded household items, etc. from the property. Store garbage cans in an inconspicuous area.

Check the home from the roof line down.

  • Is the roof free and clear from obstructions and moss?
  • Are the gutters clear and neatly hung?
  • Are the windows clean and free from obstructions (such as overgrown bushes or trees)?
  • Are bushes, trees and shrubs neatly pruned?
  • Inspect the condition of the paint or siding?

  • Is it time to power wash the siding?
  • Is touch up paint needed?
  • Is the front door in good shape?
  • Is your entrance welcoming?

  • Is your mailbox clean and post freshly painted?
  • Do you have a new and attractive welcome mat?
  • Is there a stylish decoration on or next to the front door?
  • Do you have flower pots at the front steps?
  • Do your flower beds need attention?

  • Are plants neatly pruned?
  • Is the bed free and clear of weeds?
  • Is the bed properly mulched?
  • Is there color in your flower beds?
  • Keep the lawn neatly groomed.

  • Is the lawn free from weeds?
  • Is the lawn free from grass clippings?
  • Is the lawn neatly edged?