Want to spruce up your landscaping garden when selling your home? Good idea. Here, we’re going to take a deep dive and get our hands in the soil, so to speak. We’ll see how smart and financially rewarding your landscaping garden can be when it’s time to sell your home.
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While it is common knowledge that you can increase the value of your property easily by making needed home improvements and getting through that honey-do checklist inside your home, the exterior also matters just as much, if not more. Prospective home buyers form first impressions and make judgments from its curb appeal.
When you have well-planned trees, plants, shrubs, garden and yard accessories, lighting and patio furniture that works well together, a landscaped garden can help to increase the value of your property when you need to place your home on the market.
A well-designed landscape garden can increase the value of your home by as much as 10 to 15 percent.
If you have all the latest appliances and fixtures added, it can make your property even more valuable. If you’re looking to place your home in the market, here are some tips to help you spruce up your landscaping garden when selling your house.
Freshen up your yard
If you usually take care of your yard or garden, you can freshen it up to improve its appearance by making some very minor changes. To spruce up your lawn, consider clearing out any dead plants and remove any weeds replacing them with fresh plants. To make the yard neater, you can use neutral colored mulch.
Make Your Lawn Greener
Fertilize and fill up any visible spots by planting green vegetation. A lush green and attractive lawn can help you to make a wonderful first impression that can make sure that you receive the asking price that you want.
Style Your Landscaping Garden Appropriately
Be sure to figure out and define what your target market is so that you can style the yard correctly. For instance, if you reside in a neighborhood that is primarily made up of young individuals, it would not be a particularly great idea to include a playhouse or swing set. Instead, you should adjust the décor and style to draw the kind of buyer that you want interested in your property. Not sure where to begin? You can speak to your real estate agent or a professional landscaper that can help you with designing and styling your garden or yard.
Keep the space functional
Although you definitely want to do everything in your power to style your landscape garden appropriately, you should also try to keep it functional. Remember that the yard still has to remain practical.
Most of us have a storage shed. Some of us like a clothesline and others gotta have a potting table. Whatever the case may be, we need to be able to blend function with beauty. We need both in our lives.
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