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4 Reasons Why a Nice Lawn Will Help You Sell Your House Faster

The first thing a potential buyer will notice when looking at a house is the yard.

Shabby landscaping will decrease a home’s value. If the home you’ve put on the market fails to appear neat and put together on the outside, it could reflect that on the inside as well. Having a nice lawn and well-ordered landscape features will draw the eye.

It may even help you increase your home’s value! So keep reading to find out how and why elegant landscaping may help you sell your home.

1. The Yard Is the First Thing Seen

Like we mentioned before, when a prospective buyer pulls up to a house, they’re interested in looking at, the first thing they’re going to see is the yard. Curb appeal is one of the most important things a homeowner can do when putting their house on the market.

Think about every eyesore home you’ve passed by on your way home from work. You might not notice the state of the house if the yard is overgrown with weeds, the lawn is burnt, or the trees are dying.

Keep your front yard contained and orderly. This will help you get your home sold fast.

2. Landscaping Should be Neat

Overgrown bushes or dead branches on trees will detract from your home’s attractiveness.

Always make sure the landscaping you go with is kept contained and well cared for while your home is on the market. Updating mulch, pulling dead plants and trimming overgrowth will help keep the front of your home looking clean and neat.

Having a professional landscaper on hand will help you keep ahead of your yard’s growth. They’ll be able to care for your lawn and the plants in your yards, even if you’re no longer living in the home.

Give J.W. Lawncare Inc. a call, and they’ll provide you with a quote and plan for your home’s landscaping.

3. A Little Color Goes a Long Way

Don’t be afraid to put a few colorful plants or planters in your yard.

Small pops of color will not detract from your home’s curb appeal. Colorful plants will draw the eye and add some texture to your home. Adding some potted plants in unique planters will give your home some character.

After you move, you can always take these potted plants with you!

4. Give the House a Makeover

While focusing on the lawn and your landscaping is important, it is also important to give your house itself a good once over. Make sure your gutters are cleaned and pristine.

Power washing the exterior will give it a sparkling appearance that will not detract from the other hard work you’ve put into it. If needed, a fresh coat of paint on windows and shutters may do wonders to improving its appearance as well.

A Nice Lawn Goes a Long Way

It’s long been proven that curb appeal goes a long way to helping a house get sold fast.

If your house has a nice lawn, a potential buyer is going to be excited about what the inside of the house looks like. Improving a home’s exterior will keep potential buyers interested. It will also help get your house off the market fast.

Call us today if you’re interested in selling your house!


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About the Author

Kaya Wittenburg

Blog Author and CEO

Kaya Wittenburg is the Founder and CEO of Sky Five Properties. Since the age of 10, real estate has been deeply ingrained into his thoughts. With world-class negotiation and deal-making skills, he brings a highly impactful presence into every transaction that he touches.

He is here to help you use real estate as a vehicle to develop your own personal empire and feel deeply satisfied along the way. If you have an interest in buying, selling or renting property in South Florida, contact Kaya today.

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