Tips for Enhancing Curb Appeal in Drought-Ridden California

California drought

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As you peruse real estate listings these days you probably aren’t surprised to find a shortage in supply. Shortage is the operative word here as you check properties out with a fine tooth comb. It is no secret that curb appeal draws buyers in, but lately it is hard to look past front lawns dotted with brown, dried patches. Yes, it is true, California’s drought is a real threat to sellers throughout the state. In stark contrast to the pleasant images of palm tree-lined streets, white picket fences, and endless summer sun, California homeowners are looking for ways around strict conservation restrictions to keep their lawns green, luscious, and buyer-friendly. After all, first impressions are everything, right? Continue reading