Many articles discuss curb appeal, but you need to make sure that the back of your Pensacola or Destin Florida property makes a great first impression too. During the summer months, when buyers are thinking about gardening, cookouts, and children playing outside, the backyard will make a big impression. Remember, buyers are quick to determine whether they like your house or not.
The lawn should be green and well watered; this is not the time to save water. Replace areas that are dead and apply fertilizer three times during the summer. Hire a lawn services if you can not keep up with the upkeep. Trimming shrubs make the exterior of the house look better and makes the property look bigger too. Plant some annuals to add color to brighten up your garden beds. Also, consider adding potted plants for emphases.
If your home has a pool or Jacuzzi, make sure it stays clean, clear and free of algae. The deck and patio areas need to look neat and clean. Make sure the outside furniture is clean and attractively placed.
Fences should be in good repair; consider cleaning or painting to improve the look. All hinges and latches need to be in good working condition. Clean up after your pets so that no feces are present.
In conclusion, do everything you can to make your back of your house look as attractive and inviting as possible. Remember; you only get one chance to make a first impression.