Landscaping Tips to Increase Property Value

Posted by Steph Kaye on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 12:30pm.

Whether you’re looking to put your house on the market or have already done so, there are a few wonderful landscaping tips we offer that might add value to your property. By following these tips there’s a greater chance that prospective will be interested in such a lovely looking property.

You have control over your landscape! And that’s where you can augment the look of your house and increase interest. The tips to do such follow:

  1.      Match landscape to Home Style

Try to match the nature of your landscaping to the design of your house. For example, modern homes can entertain prairie or industrial styles; Victorian homes can flaunt a Japanese garden…Read the attached article to find other options for home correlation to landscape design.

  1.      Design with Strategy in Mind

Target having a landscape that reflects uniformity but will some diversity in it. Don’t overwhelm your landscaping with myriad perennials and shrubs, instead understand how the layout can be somewhat homogenous but with a bit of flair.

  1.      Achieve Seasonal Balance

While planting for seasons might be beautiful, the reality is that buyers will be looking at your home year-round. Thus, it’s more important to build a natural landscape that can live year-round. Seek out flora that complements an all-seasonal designed landscape.

  1.      Plant Trees

Trees are glorious additions to any property. They signify an eco-friendly way in which to clean the air of carbon dioxide and pollution, in addition to providing much needed shade during those hot spring and summer days. Furthermore, there is something calming about relaxing under a beloved tree. Shel Silverstein was on the money with The Giving Tree – highlighting the gloriousness of trees while reminding us not to take advantage of Mother Nature’s gift. Spread the love, plant the trees.

  1.      Edge Your Lawn

An edged lawn can go a long way. There is nothing more lovely than a well-kept lawn. With edging one doesn’t have to worry about weeding and whipping, but also it displays a meticulous upkeep that buyers can appreciate. There’s a symmetry to an edged lawn that just stimulates the eye and soul.

Research has shown that scrupulous landscaping can increase a home value 10-15%. The landscape after all is the first thing that people see, and first impressions are devilishly important. Have fun planting and finding your green thumb in the name of a greater property good!

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