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Curb Appeal: First Impressions Count

Lawn & Yard Care

By Marty Ross

Whether your home is on the market or you’ve lived in the same place for years, you only have a few seconds to make a good impression. To set your home apart from the others on your street, you need curb appeal. A tidy landscape also shows homebuyers, and your neighbors, that you care about your property and community. Here are some ideas, and some tools, to help you build up that curb appeal:

Whether your house is on the market or not, pretty flowers, a neat front walk and a trim lawn help maintain the value of your home—and of the whole neighborhood. A pretty landscape shows that you love living in your house. If a “For Sale” sign is one of the things you’re planting this spring, a great-looking garden is a signal that potential buyers will not miss.

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