First impressions are invaluable to sellers. Buyers pick up on them getting out of the car or just walking up to a home. This sweet bungalow, which I sold in Green Lake a while ago, is a perfect example of how some contrasting colors, created with a few potted tulips in bloom and a cozy chair on the front porch make an inviting first impression. This time of year our gardens are mostly asleep and plants are not showcasing your home. So, if you’re selling right now or about to, I recommend doing a little staging to the front porch so buyers will be drawn to your home. If it looks like a picture postcard, you’re ready for the “for sale” sign!