How to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Over the past few years, the housing market has shown incredible signs of strength. With interest rates incredibly low, homeowners around the nation, especially in Indiana, have been selling their houses at record median prices. Although it took months to sell a home before the market boom, owners are now selling their homes in just a few days or even hours causing a shortage of houses for sale.

Although there are many things to consider when selling a house, one important consideration is curb appeal.

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National Mailbox Improvement Week

The mailbox is one of the first features people notice about a house. Don’t let your mailbox standout because of its rust and old age. Take time this spring to update and repair your mailbox during the U.S. Postal Service’s Mailbox Improvement Week, May 15-21.

The U.S. Postal Service recommends homeowners inspect mailboxes annually to guard against wear and tear from the winter. Some of the key signs of wear and tear include:

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Schedule Your Mailbox Appreciation Week

Mailbox Appreciation WeekYour mailbox is used almost every day, and is a convenient and critical resource for your household. However, with so many daily distractions, the wear and tear of a mailbox is easy to overlook.

Estes Designs Mailbox and Streetscapes is proud to partner with homeowner associations (HOA’s) and property managers to give neighborhoods the most up-to-date mailbox that is approved by the Postmaster General and designed to make your life a little more hassle-free.

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Indianapolis Housing Boom

The Indianapolis housing market is booming! Indy’s sports, food, entertainment, affordability and job opportunities attract more people to move to the city every year, which causes a major increase in the demand for housing. To keep up with this demand, the city plans to invest in more housing developments in the surrounding areas.

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Spring Spruce Up

The sun is shining, the grass is green, and flowers are popping up. Spring is in the air, and spruce-up season is officially here!

Many homeowners use this season to replace old items with new ones. Despite the common saying, “It’s what’s on the inside that counts,” housing trends prove that a home’s outside appearance matters greatly to homeowners.

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Lunch & Learn with Kirkpatrick Management Company

On Thursday, Kirkpatrick Management Company hosted Estes Designs Mailbox and Streetscapes for a lunch & learn session with the company’s property management team. With a delicious catered lunch from McAlister’s Deli, the property managers and Estes Designs team members collaborated to discuss all that Estes Designs can offer communities and how the company differs from other mailbox providers.

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Remodeling Market to Shift

Society often wants the newest and greatest products. Consumers line the streets for the latest phones and purchase the newest fashion every season to keep up with the trends. Similarly, many people strive to remodel and upgrade their homes. This year, the spending for single-family homes is projected to rise by 5.3% to $380.3 billion.

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Making a Lasting Difference

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Over the last decade, the business world has turned its eye toward making a lasting difference in communities all over the world. Many companies donate not just funds, but time, resources and talent. This makes a positive impression on consumers, and improves a company’s brand perception. Today’s consumers have become more socially conscious and often choose to purchase products from a firm that has strong corporate social responsibility.

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