Spring and summer are very popular times to put your house on the market. If you’re one of the many homeowners who are getting ready to sell your home, you’re probably a little overwhelmed with all the things you need to do. Not to mention the added anxiety of hoping that the house sells, but not knowing if or when it will. We decided to put together a blog that will help you on both of those fronts. In order to help you feel a little less overwhelmed, we’ve made a list of all the things you should have a landscaper do for your home before you list your house, so that you don’t need to wonder if you’ve gotten everything done.
These ideas will also help sell your house faster by giving it more curb appeal and make it more welcoming and warm to anyone that passes by it. It will bring more people into your home to take a look, as well as helping them imagine spending years of their lives there. Follow these steps to make sure your landscape looks perfect before putting your home on the market this summer.
Make Your Lawn Look Immaculate
Even if you take care of everything else in your house and make it look amazing, ignoring your lawn can cause it to look incomplete and unappealing. On the other end of the spectrum, a very nice lawn can make a home look lovely to a passerby, or even convince someone that’s on the fence about buying. Hiring a landscaper is the best way to get that perfect lawn you want, in the fastest amount of time.
Add Some Flowers Or A Garden
If your home doesn’t already have flowers of some sort in the front yard, you’re really missing out on an element that can attract buyers. A lot of people like the look of bright colors in the yard. Adding a garden can also help people picture spending weekends there, tending to the plants. Anything you can do to make your house look less like just a structure, and more like a home can be beneficial. It can be fun to pick out the plants to use in your yard, but if you have no clue what to choose, you can always leave it to the judgement of your landscaper. They usually know the area well, so they can pick plants that will thrive in the environment. They’re also just generally very good at putting flowers together in an aesthetically pleasing way.
Clear Out Any Pests Or Weeds
One part of putting your house on the market is clearing out any issues that might deter someone from pulling the trigger on the purchase. This usually includes some sort of pest inspection, since a pest sighting is almost a guaranteed to prevent someone from buying. Pest control isn’t just for indoors, you’ll need to get rid of any outdoor pests as well. A landscaper can implement a pest control plan to get rid of any bugs that are buzzing around your garden. They’ll also get rid of any weeds that are popping up, so that your garden looks picturesque to any potential buyers.