How Landscaping Your Yard Can Put Dollars BACK in Your Pocket

It is no secret that a landscaped yard can cause envy in the neighborhood, but did you know it can also mean money back in your pocket at the time of sale?

A walkway surrounded by landscaping leading to a patio with a table and chairsDid you know, in a recent University of Michigan study, landscape updates were shown to boost property values up to 11 percent. That means that if you’re looking to boost your home’s rates on your next evaluation, your best bet may be to head to the backyard.

But sophistication counts, researchers found. Homes that featured a curated, professional look scored significantly better among buyers.

Meanwhile, landscape updates perform well on cost-versus-value reports as well. Decks, in particular, farewell along with these measures.

Installing a deck or paver patio can recoup you 75% of your investment at the time of sale- that is higher than most kitchen or bathroom remodels!An outfoor fireplace on a stone patio that surrounds a pool with chairs and a table

Here are a couple of projects that will do the most for your home’s bottom line:

  • Create an outdoor oasis- make your yard an extension of your home
  • Outdoor kitchens
  • Paver patios and walkways
  • Well landscaped gardens
  • Firepits and seating walls

If you’re looking to landscape your Howard or Montgomery County home, call us today! 301-490-5577