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The 3 Exterior Paint Colors That Help a Home Sell the Fastest

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Even if you’re not selling your home just yet, it’s worth it to keep first impressions in mind. These color choices will make a good impression on potential buyers one day.

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In terms of resale value, data via Zillow indicates that “greige” exteriors can boost the selling price of a home. 

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Remodeling site Fixr also cites white and gray to be the top exterior paint colors in their 2020 Paint & Color Trends Report.

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Staging a home’s exterior is not so different from staging its interior. This way, potential buyers can imagine themselves getting creative with landscaping and finishes.

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Buyers want turnkey properties. Although it’s “just paint,” buyers may see it as one more cost on top of an already expensive purchase. 

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One way to make a neutral exterior really pop is by adding some contrasting paint color for things like trims, window frames, and doors.

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Some accent colors have been proven to actually increase resale value. For instance, a black front door can boost the price of your home by almost three percent.

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If the home has a specific architectural style, factor that into the paint choices. For example, Victorian homes are best suited by deeper, saturated shades.