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Landscape Improvements That Raise the Value of Your House 

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Don't undervalue the value of landscaping in raising the value of your home. 


Although if the housing industry is flourishing and home prices are already at all-time highs, it can never hurt to increase the value of your home, especially if you plan to put it up for sale. Investing in a carefully designed Landscaping maple ridge is one method to increase the value of your house. Choose an improvement that will astonish prospective buyers and convince them to pay a little bit more to seal the transaction. 


“The potential of landscaping to raise your house's worth can't be disregarded when it comes to securing the greatest price for your property,” says Beatrice de Jong, broker and consumer trends expert for Opendoor. “Initial impressions matter greatly, and what prospective buyers first notice is curb appeal. Buyers will be informed that they may anticipate the same quality from the structure's interior and exterior.” 


Grow trees. 

Simply put, trees. The one Landscaping maple ridge that almost every professional advises doing to raise a home's value is planting trees. 


Bryan McKenzie, co-founder of Bumper Crop Times, advises that trees can increase the value of your property by up to $9,000 but that you should plant them away from the septic system, driveways, and the house itself to avoid any potential interferences. Otherwise, potential buyers would expect expensive problems, which could lower the value of your house. 


Beautify the entrance walkway. 

One of a potential buyer's initial impressions is formed by your walkway. Spend some time creating a picture-perfect walkway and entrance. The owner and broker of the Idaho-based Templeton Real Estate Group, Dawn Templeton, asserts that a nicely designed walkway instantly improves the atmosphere of the home. 


Invest in a lawn that is kept up. 

Never undervalue the importance of a well-kept front yard or grass as another key component of curb appeal. The curb appeal of your property is greatly impacted by a well-kept front yard. 


According to de Jong, his general criterion for Landscaping maple ridge is that the house should look at least as attractive as the residences around it. “Curb appeal is crucial to selling a home, so at the very least, home sellers should have the grass mowed, trees groomed, weeds cut, and garden spruced up with some beautiful seasonal flowers.” 


Install illumination for the outside. 

In addition to enhancing security surrounding your home, attractive landscape lighting also raises the value of your property. 


The value of a home is instantly increased by a well-lit yard, according to Beaulieu of Burlington House Buyers. “In recent years, effective alternatives to conventional hard-wired lighting have emerged, including solar-powered and LED lighting systems. They avoid tripping, brighten your yard at night, silhouette your trees, and scare away thieves.” According to Beaulieu, LED lighting (Better Homes & Gardens Beckon Solar Powered LED Path Lights, $20, Walmart) attracts a lot of prospective buyers and can raise the value of your home by 1% to 3%. 


Build a fire pit. 

While we were all quarantined at home due to the COVID pandemic, the popularity of fire pits soared. Built-in and freestanding fire pits (such as the Better Homes & Gardens 37-inch Round Propane Fire Pit, $339, available at Walmart) continue to be a significant outdoor landscape feature that raises property value. Families, new couples, and anyone who enjoys hosting and entertaining visitors will adore having a fire pit in their house, according to de Jong. 


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