How Your Landscape Can Help Sell Your Home

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Selling your home can be a stressful process. There are so many unknowns when you go into the process, like how long will it take to sell your home? Will you get your asking price (or at least close to it)? Is there anything you can do to help sell your home and get what you want for it?


While the answers to these questions may seem up in the air, there is definitely a way that can help sell your home. Your landscape is one of the first things a prospective home buyer sees when looking at your house. While it is important that the inside of the house is clean and upgraded, your landscape is equally as important. Potential homebuyers like to drive around and check out the homes that they see on the market, to see what the neighborhood is like, what the house is near, and what the house looks like (from the outside at least). One of the first things they’ll notice is the state of the lawn. If someone has an unkempt lawn, many would be quick to assume that the inside of the house is in a similar state.


The curb appeal that comes with landscaping is one of the reasons that many homeowners associations have strict rules about lawns in their neighborhoods. Potential buyers scoping out the neighborhood will see all of the other lawns in the neighborhood too. That is why it is important to have a well landscaped lawn, as first impressions on homeowners are very important.


So what are some curb appeal options to consider? Flower beds around the front of the house can add to your homes appeal to potential buyers. Also, using bushes that are easy to care for and low maintenance are  a good idea as well. Ensuring that your yard is not overgrown, the grass is mowed and everything is trimmed back, is key. Also, if you have brown areas or uneven areas in your yard, hiring a landscaping team can make all the difference.


If you are looking to sell your home and want to increase curb appeal, contact us at Ground Source. Our professionals know exactly what it takes to get your lawn looking beautiful and complimenting your home, giving it the ‘Wow!’ factor that you need people to experience as they drive by your home. We are experts in sod installation, irrigation services, and landscape design. Get in touch with us today so we can start creating the lawn you need!