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Winter Curb Appeal TipsEverything tends to look a little gray and dreary in the winter, so if you're selling your home during this season, you'll have to pay particular attention to curb appeal. The weather might be colder, but your home should still look warm and inviting. Winter curb appeal can make your home look more vibrant and inviting when compared to other area homes.

Our real estate agents recommend the following 8 ways to improve your winter curb appeal:

  1. Add Color to Your Porch
    If your home has a porch, add a pop of color with a few brightly colored rocking chairs with cozy outdoor cushions and blankets. Even if it's too cold for prospective owners to have a seat, they'll be attracted to a cheery color in cold weather and may imagine themselves relaxing in them when warmer temperatures come.
  2. Boost Outdoor Lighting
    Since it gets dark earlier in the winter than during other times of year, some buyers may be viewing your home when it's dark. Add outdoor illumination such as pathway lights on the side of your front door to make your home sparkle while helping keep guests safe.

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Belleville New Year

Doesn't it seem like just yesterday that we were eagerly awaiting the turn of a new century? Well, get ready to party like it's 2020 because another new year is on the way. Our real estate agents have the scoop on five fabulous New Year's celebrations around Belleville. 

  1. New Year's Eve Walk & Dinner - Balance Coffee and Tea, 732 S. Illinois St., Belleville 62220
    The Illinois Trekkers will be conducting a guided walk along with two 5K loops right down the street from Belleville homes for sale. Join the group afterward for dinner at Tavern on the Main, located at 301 E. Main St. Registration for the 5 p.m. walk on Tuesday, December 31 begins at 4:30 p.m., with dinner following at 6:30 p.m. The New Year's Eve Walk & Dinner is open to all, but reservations are required for dinner.

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