Category: SELLING

6026 Acacia Ave, Oakland, CA

Curb Appeal Repaint all trim, windows, and painted exterior doors in Benjamin Moore HC-96 Richmond Grey. This will limestone hue will provide for a subtle and elegant look that will warm the grey. This hue also blends in with the

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Benvenue Ave, Oakland, CA

This home is on a highly desirable block in a top East Bay neighborhood. Curb Appeal Home owner is contracted to have shingle repair work completed on the south and west sides of the main building. As those areas will

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Curb Appeal

Buyers buy neighborhoods and they start assessing value based on what they see as they approach your property. Nice looking homes that are situated on blighted blocks are a hard sell while rough houses on great blocks attract buyers. In

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Broadway Grand, Oakland, CA

Pre-Sale Recommendations  Office/Music/Upper Guest Room Alcove Remove keyboard and “float” the chaise out from the wall at a slight angle toward the window. This will help the room feel a little more spacious and less personalized. Any items that are

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5575 Moraga Ave, Oakland, CA

Pre-Sale Recommendations Landscape Add four planter boxes under railings on front balcony and fill with white annuals or perennials…whatever is in bloom and will spill through the railings. OSH $54.99 each. Power wash balcony tile and remove everything but new

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871 24th St, Richmond, CA

This is a nice home with lots of space both inside and out. I recommend making it as nuetral as possible to appeal the largest number of buyers. Fresh paint throught will help the home feel and very clean. Whether

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5710 Moraga Ave, Oakland, CA

Pre-Sale Recommendations Curb Appeal Clear ivy off of tree trunks and limbs as well as low deadwood branches. We don’t want to lose any privacy but the street view should look more inviting. Ideally the crumbled edge of the asphalt

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5922 Acacia Ave, Oakland, CA

Pre-Sale Recommendations Curb Appeal Replace missing coach light. Add mulch to planting beds and continue drought tolerate plants (same combination of grasses) around the side of the property along Quail Lane. Removed raised veggie bed, repair fountain, and add mulch

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13049 Brookpark Road, Oakland, CA

Pre-Sale Recommendations Curb Appeal Remove television antenna from roof. Power wash front walkway and driveway. Remove hose from front of house and add bench/cushions. Replace door hardware (Home Depot, Kwikset $46) Add color spots (white creeping Phlox) to palm planters.

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Does Curb Appeal Really Matter?

The short answer is yes. Most sellers have a limited budget for sprucing their curb appeal prior to listing their home are usually ill-equipped to make those important design decisions. Making the right choices will result in the home appealing

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