Improving the Yard Before a Sale: It’s Worth It

As any savvy seller or realtor knows, home improvements don’t always pay off. However, lawn work is always worth your while because it boosts curb appeal. Plus, if a buyer can look at your yard and imagine their kids running around the grass or hosting lawn parties, you’ve successfully added workable space beyond your house’s

Read More »

Tips for Boosting Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is extremely important not only to resale value and the likelihood of selling a property, but also to the overall look and feel of a home. Potential homebuyers judge homes within the first few seconds of glancing at them. Therefore, if the outside of your home doesn’t grab their attention, then you may

Read More »

Low-cost Tricks to Improve Your Landscape’s Value

Contrary to popular belief, kitchens and bathrooms are not the best investment when it comes to home renovations; at best, you’ll only recoup about 60 percent of your costs, especially if you put in high-end upgrades. If you are looking for the best place around your home — the place that will help you earn

Read More »

Boosting Property Value What Types of Trees Affect Your Home Value

When most people consider upgrading their homes to boost their property value, they are thinking about the house itself. Often, the yard and landscaping gets neglected

The Outdoor Family Room: 4 Ways Landscaping Adds Value to a Home

Whether you are working with a buyer or a seller, your clients want a property that offers the most value for the money. Of course, many factors go into determining

Backyards Become the Life of the Party Following Landscaping Projects

It’s time to take the party outside, according to the Houzz Landscaping Survey,* which found that over half of homeowners spend more time entertaining outside following landscaping projects (51%).

Understanding the Different Types of Retaining Walls

This is when retaining walls can come into the picture, regardless of whether you know much about them to start with or not. Understanding what they are and what they can do, though, is a major factor in how your hardscaping project is going to turn out.

How Keen Homeowners Increase the Value of Their Homes

However, there are things you can do to your home to increase a home’s value to buyers. Here some of the ways that keen homeowners increase the value of their homes.

Clean Air Month: Three Ways Living Landscapes Help Clean Our Air

May is Clean Air Month, and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) reminds us all the many ways our living landscapes – grass, trees, shrubs and flowering plants – help improve the air we breathe. Sure, our yards are aesthetically pleasing, but your

How trees can raise the value of your home & save money on bills

Lots of people appreciate nature, but for many it’s not something you can really put a price on. That is, of course, unless we’re talking real estate, where nature suddenly becomes a most prized asset.

RealtyBizNews: Real Estate Marketing & Beyond