curb appeal: Beautiful Blooms to Create Curb Appeal for Your Glenview Home - 04/17/12 10:27 AM
The first thing prospective buyers will see when they drive up to your Glenview home for a tour is what great curb appeal the home offers. One way to increase curb appeal is with lots of beautiful blooming and green plants to bring out the best in your home.
Here are several plants that will bloom all summer long with little maintenance. Plant them, water them now and then, and they will be first in line to help you sell your home.
1. Hostas - While Hostas do bloom with small white flowers, their main appeal is a way to fill … (5 comments)

curb appeal: Plant Smart for Great Curb Appeal - 08/05/10 08:49 AM
If you've decided to sell your home, curb appeal is a very important aspect since it's the first thing potential buyers notice. One of the most inexpensive and easiest projects to make a home look beautiful is landscaping. I don't mean having to tear out a whole front yard to make major changes - there are ways to change the look of the yard by planting smart.
When a potential buyer drives up to the front of your home, the first thing they see is the front of the house. Besides a clean home, the first thing that is noticed are greenery and … (7 comments)

curb appeal: Projects to Help Sell Your Northbrook Home - Tip #6: Upgrading an Outdoor Area - 09/03/09 08:11 AM
We're up to our sixth tip already, which means there are five others you may want to go back and read: Remodeling the Bathroom, Updating the Landscaping, Updating the Kitchen, Updating the Exterior, and Adding Another Room. Today's tip is for planning an addition where the family can relax and enjoy the great outdoors in Northbrook. 
I was going to call this Tip "Adding a Deck, Patio or Porch" but the more I got into it, the more I realized that that title might not be what those planning on selling their homes are interested in reading about. While adding a deck … (0 comments)

curb appeal: Staging Your Glenview Home on the Outside for a Quick Sale - 06/18/09 10:48 AM
Everyone starts househunting in the spring, so what better time to get your house in order if selling it is what you want to be doing this spring. If you read my blog a few days back called "Staging the Inside of Your Northbrook Home for a Quick Sale", you already know a bit about staging your home on the inside for a quick sale. Today we have some tips for staging the outside of your Glenview or Wilmette house to improve its curb appeal - and the speed with which it can sell. 
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