Is a Pool a Wise Investment?

If you are looking for ways to invest in your property and increase the value of your home, you may be considering the advantages of putting in a pool.  Any improvement that you make to your home will add to its value, be it a simple landscaping project, a remodeled bath, or an elaborate in-ground pool.  Nevertheless, some investments into your property will offer a higher return than others....

Landscaping for Increased Security

Landscaping your property is an excellent way to increase your home’s visual appeal, create a more pleasing atmosphere and raise your property’s value.  A well designed landscaping plan can also do much to improve the security of your home.  When planning a landscaping project, or even in maintaining your current landscape, it is important to think about the security implications, so that you can balance the overall aesthetics of your home’s look with a setting...

Landscaping for Value

Landscaping is a practical means of increasing the value of your property, while at the same time improving its appeal to potential buyers.  In many ways, landscaping even rivals other home improvement projects, such as the remodeling of a kitchen or bath, for sheer added value for cost.  Landscaping also offers many practical benefits including increased privacy and energy efficiency.  However, there is a right way and a wrong way to approach the issue of...

Avoiding Common Landscaping Blunders

Unquestionably, landscaping is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to improve the value of your property.  Not only does attractive landscaping make your home more visually appealing to potential buyers, but it offers a wide range of other benefits as well.  Quality landscaping can increase a home’s energy efficiency, provide a barrier against the elements, reduce noise pollution and offer homeowners a greater sense of privacy.  However, if you are considering improving your property,...

Landscaping to Increase Property Value

There are few sure investments that are as likely to increase the value of your home as dramatically as landscaping does.  Not only does quality landscaping raise the immediate property value of your home by 10-25%, but it also improves its appeal on the market.  A properties landscaping scheme is the first visible attribute assessable to potential buyers.  As you well know, first impressions are immensely important, and your property’s “curb appeal” can mean the...