05.10.2013
Does Custom Landscaping Really Increase Your Home’s Value?

When buying or selling a home, many people wonder what they can do to increase the value of their home. Believe it or not, one of the most popular methods of increasing the value of your home can start right outside your front or back door! This is what many landscapers refer to as “curb appeal.” Most people think that the interior design of the house is the most important part of a sale, but what you may not realize is how important first impressions can really be. Before even stepping foot inside the house, the outside appearance always comes first.

This is where your own custom landscaping comes into play in a very huge way. Not only to make the sale, but to actually increase the value of your home! Both landscaping and home value go hand in hand. Why is this? Common sense has the answer. Anything that you do to add value to your home automatically increases the dollar amount in what you invested to purchase your custom landscaping designs.

The benefits of custom landscaping can truly count for the entire property worth in and of itself. While yes, hiring a custom landscape design contractor like Sunflower Landscapes does indeed cost money, in the end you will be getting a higher value than what you had originally purchased the home for. Therefore, it is more than worth it! Your biggest goal through custom landscaping is the actual property worth. The benefits of landscaping amount to what kind of details you decide to put into your yard. Flowers are always an attractive addition to any home, while adding a pond or beautiful wood or rock landscaping adds even more value.

The perks of landscaping and home value really are endless, depending on what you decide to do with your outdoor living space. A patio area or a gorgeous deck can greatly increase your chances of a sale (especially since wood and stone designs can be more on the pricey side). Any reason to give a new or current home-owner the reason to be outside in their beautifully landscaped yard is immensely beneficial to getting more money in your pocket. The next time that you stop by your local market, why not pick up some flowers or some new outdoor wood editions? This is a great way to relish the outdoors, enjoy soaking up the sun, get creative and, most importantly, reap the rewards and benefits of custom landscaping. If increasing your home’s value is something you and your family are wanting to do, give the guys at Sunflower Landscapes a call today!