Now that the weather is improving in the Boston area, it’s the perfect time to make improvements to your home as well. Just before the summer season hits, think about updating your outdoor and indoor spaces to feel more inviting and offer fresh, new places to spend your time. So whether you have a large budget to manage complete room overhauls or simple tweaks to just two areas, check out the following tips to transform your Boston home into a beautiful haven this summer.
1. Outdoor Entertaining
There’s no better improvement this season than creating an outdoor entertaining space to spend your time with the great Massachusetts weather. Incorporate a comfortable seating area with lounge furniture, an outdoor rug, and a calming element like a water fountain are the best ways to tie the space together. Also be sure to use weather-resistant materials in your outdoor fabrics to keep them over time.
2. Light It Up
Bring as much light into the interior of your Boston home as you can to really give the space a summer feel. You can do so by adding a skylight to your bedroom or bathroom, for instance— a skylight is just one way to bring natural light into the space and instantly boost your mood. To make the best use of your indoor spaces, move all furniture away from windows and use fabrics that will allow for the natural light to come through.
3. Curb Appeal
Most homebuyers in the local real estate market will tell you that curb appeal plays a major part in their decisions to purchase a property. Because of this, you’ll want to make the most of what your home’s exterior says about the inside. Try a new color on your shutters or front door and plant new, colorful flowers outside or along walkways to invite buyers and give them a welcoming feel.
4. Through the Door
If it’s in your budget to renovate your interior spaces, consider replacing those standard screen doors with French doors. You can keep the windows bare during the summer months to let in the most light and provide a peek into an outdoor garden and when the colder months roll around, add drapes to warm them up.
The aforementioned improvements are perfect to try in your Boston home as we move into the summer months and offer you a fresh look at the spaces that may have become drab during the cold season. With a bit of attention and some easy, inexpensive updates, your property will become the highlight of the neighborhood and prep itself for a quick sell with RE/MAX Prestige should you decide to make a move in the future.