Although typically the main focus for most investors is to bring the interior of the rehab project up to code, as well as have it arranged with the latest in local fashions, you also should dedicate some time and money to improve the property’s curb appeal. This is the initial view in which potential buyers and renters will get as they pull up in front of the building and walk up to the entrance. We all know that you only get one chance to make a first impression, after all, and that first look is critical as it can affect buyers in ways that they don’t even completely realize.
Keep in mind however, that while curb appeal is essential, it’s also unlikely to increase much of the inherent value of the property. Thus, it’s not something you should invest too much on. Thankfully, there are several methods you can use to improve a property’s appearance without spending the big bucks. I'll explain them in Lookin' Good: 8 Inexpensive Ways To Increase Curb Appeal. Continued