How Landscaping Increases Property Value

image024Numerous studies dating back to the late 1980s continually show that landscaping can increase property value. 95% of appraisers believe that landscaping adds to the dollar value of residential real estate. Moreover, 99% think landscaping enhanced the sales appeal of residential real estate.

One report noted that “Homeowners selling to increase the value of their property will do well to consider the cost effective, high return.”

Seven Additional “Values” of Landscaping

  1. Lower noise level
  2. Blocks unpleasant views
  3. Reduces crime
  4. Lowers heating and cooling costs
  5. Improves home appearance
  6. Optimizes the use of land and outdoor space
  7. Allows for the imaginative use of styles