Landscaping Can Improve a Home’s Appearance and Value

LandscapingWhen selling your home, interior improvements aren’t the only way that you can increase your overall home value. Landscaping also plays a large role in the enhancing a home’s worth. By consistently managing your yard, you’ll not only impress your neighbors, but you’ll also attract more buyers.

A Healthy Lawn Is a Happy Lawn

Take some time out of your busy schedule to tend to your lawn. You can always hire a landscaper, but that would force you to make an additional investment and therefore take away from the overall potential gains that you could make.

Remember to mow the lawn. It’s quite easy to forget about your grass and give into watching reruns of your favorite reality shows. By staying disciplined, especially when you’re looking to sell your home, you’ll be able to maintain it and keep your lawn at an appropriate height. On another note, make sure that you pay close attention to the height of your grass. If it’s too short, the grass will die, and if it’s too long, it’ll become a complete mess.

Don’t Forget About the Shrubs

If your house has shrubs surrounding it, take the time to trim the excess branches and keep them looking healthy. They should complement the outside of your home, not harm its appearance.

Lose the Weeds

Those pesky weeds can overrun your landscape quickly. They tend to stick out like a sore thumb so it’s wise to take care of them before they start spreading like a wildfire across your lawn. There are plenty of weed killers available at your local home improvement store. This is a necessary step that will stunt the growth of weeds and prevent any more of them from taking up valuable space in your yard.

Bio: Realty ONE Group is headed by CEO Kuba Jewgieniew, a former stockbroker now award-winning entrepreneur and real estate genius.