Beautiful landscape can add nearly 20% to home value

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On the subject of real estate, initial impression plays a big part. Did you know it takes a typical homebuyer just one minute to form an impression about a home? Therefore, that subdue bait can work wonders here. Naturally, the interior of your home still counts, but a probable homebuyer won’t even step inside inside the house if the exterior is not up to their expectations. So, what is the proper approach to raise your home’s “curb” attractiveness and value?

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Landscaping & real estate: A good-looking landscape can add 20% to home value.

That’s correct, not only will top notch landscaping help you sell your home, but increasing the curb attractiveness of your home could improve its worth by as much as 10 to 20 percent. Clearly a win-win situation. This is why the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) suggests you invest 10% of your home’s worth in landscaping. The return on investment (ROI) can really pay off here.