landscaping property valueSome neighborhoods are more aesthetically appeasing than others. It’s a simple fact. If you’ve ever thought carefully about it, you may have noticed that one reason these homes are more pleasing to the eye is because of the landscaping. Good landscaping is meant to draw the eye and improve the overall look and feel of a home or business. In fact, pristine landscaping can actually improve the property value of your home. Potential homebuyers like to see that a home is well maintained and cared for. A knowledgeable landscaper will be able to take what you have and turn it into a work of art.

How Does Landscaping Increase the Property Value?

  • Immediately – When you first hire a professional landscaper, you will immediately add perceived value to your home. Perceived value can do wonders for the neighborhood you live in. For instance, if you and your neighbors all decide to have your homes professionally landscaped, the aesthetic of the neighborhood goes up. Perceived value eventually leads to real value when the demand for housing in your neighborhood increases.
  • Midterm – It’s good to have a long-term landscaping plan. The time period in the middle is sometimes a little tricky because you may not see increased property value for a while. Your new plants are maturing at this point and will need some TLC. The better you take care of them, the better they’ll mature. In the meantime, taking care of your landscaping and learning more about it can be a fun way to enjoy your home.
  • Long-term – Long-term landscaping plans are advisable for increasing your property value. People will be able to see at first glance that you have carefully maintained your property and that you care about your home. Potential homebuyers will be willing to pay more for a home that has clearly been loved. Landscaping may seem like a big investment right now, but you’re almost guaranteed to get that investment back when you prepare to sell your home.

Landscaping for Property Value

Next week, we’ll talk a little bit more about some tips for landscaping to increase your property value. Though simply maintaining your lawn is a great way to start, the subject can get pretty in depth. We’ll break it all down for you! In the meantime, if you’re interested in professional landscaping or professional landscape maintenance, call us at (410)-442-2445 or fill out our online contact form today to talk to someone about your free estimate!

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Source: Home Guides