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Landscaping can increase the resale value of a property by as much as 14%

Friday, May 8, 2020   /   by Erin Posey

Landscaping can increase the resale value of a property by as much as 14%

This Colorado Spring air is tempting us to plan get-togethers with family and look forward to times of soaking up the sun on the patio and laughing around the fire pit.

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Spending time outdoors is a time honored tradition here and, bonus, did you know that your yard is more than just a place to enjoy, relax and beautify?  It’s a very crucial part of your home's value.  Whether it’s a small patio, yard or sprawling lawn with all the bells and whistles…a properly installed landscape can help realize the full potential of your property value.

How big of an impact you ask?  Our friends at Plant Care Today shared this positive insight:

•Landscaping can increase the resale value of a property by as much as 14%
•The sale of a property can go up by as much as six weeks
•Patio landscaping can raise property value by 12.4%
•A landscaped curb can increase home value by 4.4% and hedges can add 3.6%
Which probably leads you to ask, how much should you plan for in your landscaping budget?

The Pros advise taking 5% of the home value and spending it on a low-maintenance but quality landscape the value of your home can increase in resale value by as much as 15%. Earning you back 150% or more on that landscape budget.
But there's more. When plants are properly selected and placed the results can come in lowering heating and cooling cost by as much as 20%.

Do you see how landscaping can increase the value and safety of your home? Now go ahead and enjoy your home, your yard and your space!

If you’ve just realized that you want your own outdoor space or perhaps you want a larger outdoor space, CALL US!  We’d love to help you find the perfect place for you to love where you live, inside and out!
The Moxie Group | West + Main Homes
Erin Blades Posey, Denise Duran-Marcum
2010 Youngfield Street
Lakewood, CO 80215

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