Landscape to Enhance the Resale Value of your Home
Landscaping does more than benefit the environment and makes your yard or garden a peaceful refuge from the stresses of life. It can also add to the resale value of your home.
The following answers to commonly asked questions about landscaping can help you determine how to get the most for your home in a difficult real estate market.
Q: How much more will home buyers pay for a house on a lot with trees?
A: According to qualified tree appraisers, as much as $9,500! In one study, identical homes on similarly sized lots varied in price by as much as $9,500, thanks to the presence of trees and other vegetation.
Q: What do prospective homebuyers notice first in a home?
A: “Curb appeal” makes a big difference in whether a prospective buyer actually wants to see the inside of a home, say realtor nationwide. Curb appeal is strongly influenced by the entrance to your home and the overall appearance of your front yard. Many homeowners, cons ...