Spring Has Sprung: Landscaping Tips to Sell Your Home Fast
Are you looking to sell your home at a faster rate? Do so by increasing the curb appeal by implementing our landscaping tips to set your home apart! Vibrant colors and perfected landscaping are attractions that increase the value of your home. Spring is upon us, which means flowers are blooming, the air is getting warmer, and people are in the market to buy and sell their homes! For those searching for some insight on how landscaping affects the value of your home, look no further! Mark Spain Real Estate has assembled the top landscaping tips to make your home more appealing to the eye.
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Landscaping Tips and Trends-
It is notably proclaimed that the curb appeal of a home is just as important as the maintenance of the inside of the home. The outside of a house is typically the first thing anyone sees before entering. Prominent landscaping can increase the value of your home by 10%, if done properly. As spring approaches us in the next few weeks we can expect to see flowers blooming with vibrant colors, families enjoying the sanctuaries created by their yards, and most importantly the peak season for the real estate industry emerging. Now is the time to submerge yourself in the hottest markets that are consisting of the combination of the peak spring season and remarkably low interest rates carried over from 2020. But first, prepare your home for the best possible return by investing in landscaping tips and techniques that will catch the eyes of a buyer!
Landscaping Tip- Arranging Flowers Strategically
Planting flowers in flower beds places color into the yard of your home and adds definition. One might choose a monochromatic color scheme to match their minimalistic theme, or choose a variety of colors to add life to the home. The colors of the flowers planted add a personal touch, and increases the character of your yard. Flowers can be planted strategically in plant beds, draped from hanging plant carriers, or be placed in decorative pots and containers. Hanging plants can be an inexpensive way to create definition on your front porch. Decorative pots and containers can be a fantastic way to bring personality into your porch or surrounding areas like near a garage, pool area, or sitting areas. Being strategic in the way you plant flowers is an important landscaping tip.
Landscaping Tip- Add Stones and Rocks
To contrast the colors of the plants, one might add stones or rocks over the soil. The natural colors of stone bring a light mood into the vibe of your yard and can enhance the quality of your home’s value. Aspects like stone waterfalls or charming bird baths can be additives to the stones in your plant beds and walkways. To keep your walkways clean, stones and rocks are a great option as they are less likely to blow around and get soggy. The cleanliness of your yard is important to maintain, especially when trying to sell.
Landscaping Tip- Shape up Shrubs, Trees, and Grass
One of the easiest and most efficient ways to provide a clean-cut look to your landscaping is to maintain precise edges and corners in the grass and shrubs. Landscaping can go from 0 to 100 by just mowing the grass, trimming the shrubs, and eliminating tree limbs. This is very inexpensive, and is very doable to achieve by yourself. With the weather warming up, it is a perfect time to roll up your sleeves and mow your lawn!
Landscaping Tip- Add Lighting Fixtures
Adding light fixtures can aid in the aesthetic of your home and bring personalized features from the inside to the outside. Lighting serves many purposes as they can be used to light up the night, as surveillance spotlights, or even serve as a decorative factor. It is important to have lighting on the outside during the spring and summer months, as most families are spending numerous hours outside. Lighting fixtures can be placed on your front porch, on the siding of your home, and even up the driveway to create a pathway if you have an elongated driveway. They also come in various sizes, shapes, and colors. It is important to be consistent with the color scheme and aesthetic that you strive to maintain throughout your home.
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