Money For Lunch – How Landscaping Can Make Your Property Worth More

How Landscaping Can Make Your Property Worth More

June 23, 2015 8:29 AM0 commentsViews: 49

 

According to Pitt Landscape, landscaping should be your creation and vision, but it also helps to have professionals do the work for you. If you know all about things like building, design, and irrigation you can do the work yourself, but if you don’t you’ll save money in the long run by hiring professionals.

So how can you raise your property worth through a beautiful yard? No matter what type of property you have, a nicer outside can easily improve its worth. I would recommend that if you’re trying to do something like increase your timeshare value, you don’t spend an absurd amount since the next owner may not live in the property and could possibly rent it out. Here are four things that you want to make sure your yard has so it has the best in curb appeal.

Trees, Flowers, And Other Foliage

Planting trees in your yard will not only give you some great shade when you spend time outside, but you are also doing something good for the Earth by planting trees. Some professionals suggest that you opt for native plants, including trees and flowers, for the area you live in.

Once you added plants and flowers in strategic positions, you want to make sure you do the upkeep. Flower beds and gardens can be beautiful and fun to look at, but if you don’t spend ample time weeding and watering your landscaping will start to look sad, and your investment won’t be worth as much.

Adding Irrigation System

If you don’t want to spend time outside watering your flowers and your lush lawn, to keep it lush, on a daily basis, you should get a sprinkler system put in. Your lovely yard is more likely to sell your home quickly and at a good price if you ever decide to move.

Adding Some Decor

Yard decor is great, but don’t go overboard with lawn ornaments. A gargoyle here, an angel there, or maybe a flamingo in the flowers is one thing. However, if you put in too much people are going to see your yard as a junk yard instead of something beautiful.

When you add too many you lose the whimsy. And, while they’ve move with you when you go (if you ever try to sell), while they are multiplying in your yard they may be bringing your home value back down (and annoying your neighbors).

Invest some money in your yard and home with some professional landscaping. You just might find out that it is well worth it when a good landscaping job raises the value of your home, and just plain makes it more enjoyable for you when you spend time outdoors!

 

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