How Much Value Does Landscaping Add to Your Home?

Published on: August 16, 2018

You know landscaping can improve the beauty of your home. It gives your yard a sculpted look and is enjoyable to look at when relaxing at your home. However, if you are selling your home soon, you may wonder if it is worth the investment to spend money on landscaping. Here are a few factors that can help you determine the value that landscaping can add to your home and whether it is a wise investment.

Does landscaping add value to your home? In most cases, yes. However, the amount you spend and the type of landscaping you do all factors into how much value it can add. A stone retaining wall will add more value than a pretty flower garden – it has function and a higher cost. The quality of landscaping is also important. A professional landscape design can create a distinct home that is memorable, increasing its overall value.

When you speak of value of a home, the true gauge is how much it is worth on the market. Curb appeal is a factor in home value – it may not be a big factor in the appraisal, but it plays a large part on making the home desirable on the market. Landscaping can set a home apart and create an emotional response in potential buyers. If they love what they see when they pull up to a home, that first impression can go a long way in impacting their buying decision.

Landscaping is one of the most economical options to improve the beauty and value of your home. If you are considering selling, talk to your local landscaper to discuss economical options you can do to improve curb appeal and the value before you put your home on the market.

Posted on behalf of:
Maxwell Hardscapes
Sherrills Ford, NC 28673
(704) 469-5766

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