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Ask Christine- Does Your Front Porch Need Curb Appeal?

Give Your Front Porch Some Curb Appeal!

Whether you are looking to sell your home or just think it’s time for a new look to improve your curb appeal, giving your front porch a makeover is an easy and inexpensive way to give _0001_Christine_TombolilloHeadshotyour home’s exterior a fresh look.  Our licensed NYS real estate salesperson, Christine Tombolillo has few simple ways to spruce up your front porch without taking a bite out of your wallet!


Dress Up That Concrete Porch

If your home has a simple concrete porch, there are a number of great ways to give it a more refined appearance that won’t involve replacing it.  One option is using concrete paint.  Available in many colors and textures, you can create the look of a more expensive stone porch at a fraction of the cost of replacing it.


Learn How to Attract Birds to Your Backyard with Christine

attract birds to your backyard

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy your outdoor living space. Many people take this opportunity to not only create curb appeal, but also attract wildlife, like birds to their backyard. This week, our Licensed NYS Real Estate Salesperson, Christine will tell you all about how to attract birds to your backyard.


Attract Birds To Your Backyard

Bird watching is a popular past time that is shared by many, but what if watching your fluttering friends was as simple as peeking into your backyard?  Thanks to a few landscaping techniques, you can trade in your binoculars for a lawn chair and enjoy bird watching from the convenience and comfort of your own home.


Attracting Birds Of A Feather

If you want to attract birds to your backyard, you have to make it a place that they will be drawn to.  One way of doing this is by studying the feeding and/or nesting habits of the birds that you want to attract.  Like any other animal, birds have unique characteristics that are specific to their type and knowing what they enjoy will be your first step toward inviting them into your backyard.


Landscaping Design Tips with Christine

As a homeowner, you can use a number of landscaping design tips


to make your house look just as polished on the outside as it does on the inside. 

Our Licensed NYS Real Estate Salesperson, Christine Tombolillo has plenty of landscaping design tips to help you get great curb appeal, and make your yard welcoming.

Create A Pathlandscaping design tips

One of the first things that a guest will notice as they walk up to your home is whether or not there is a defined path.  Instead of simply allowing the lawn to be trampled down and act as a pathway to your front door, consider installing a stone walk.  Not only will this be more visually appealing, but it will also keep both you and your guests from walking through the mud on a rainy day.