You have a clean slate when it comes to your outdoor space. You might be thinking of selling your house for something else, but there’s plenty you can do to transform your entire outdoor experience before you make a move. 

Here are some ideas about what you can do and how it adds value to your home before putting it on the market.

Grow Some Plants or Upgrade the Furniture

You can try some of the following tips to add beauty to your outdoor space:

  • Add plants in containers and planters
  • Grow vegetables and herbs
  • Change up the furniture décor (or include an option for potential buyers)
  • Decorate the outside of your house with materials such as rain chains, solar screens, and flagstone tiles

The opportunities are endless. But think about all the benefits too.

People like to look down a street and see lovely homes with an inviting front yard. As nice as it is for a house to have a new kitchen or designer kitchen cabinets, having a finished and kept yard has real potential to swing possible buyers.

Even if your home is perfect as is, your outdoor space should make people want to come back for a second look—and when you’re ready to sell, you’ll be able to find a buyer that will love it just as much as you did.

Make a few changes, and you’ll have a neighborhood resource

You might feel like your house is already in the perfect place, but there are plenty of people who would love to move into your neighborhood. So don’t miss out on a chance to connect with your local community by making sure that your property looks great. 

Your new grass and landscaping could become the go-to spot for everyone while adding some greenery in flower planters and hanging baskets will turn an ordinary yard into something special. 

You might even hear from new neighbors about how great it is to see your space on their daily walks. This will make your property prominent in the neighborhood and add significant value to your home’s market value.

Many people look for an outdoor living space that’s “unique”

If you’re like most homeowners, you probably have a few plants in your yard, but maybe you’ve never had a vegetable garden. Or perhaps you’ve got veggies growing in containers or planters. 

Before spring even starts to peek through the air, people are always looking for something different. You don’t need to do anything complicated.  Just think about how growing organic vegetables can add a positive image to the whole place. It’d certainly make it an easy choice for the buyer.

An Outdoor Space Attracts Children

Children prefer hanging out in the outdoor area if it’s well-maintained and accessible. Listening to your children is one of the most crucial buying factors for growing families. For example, children love a small pool in the backyard during summers or a nice barbeque pit for the winters.

If your children love a home, chances are you can’t deny them, and you’d end up buying that place.

Get Professional Landscaping Services

Have your outdoor living space upgraded by Stone Solutions Maine. Our highly trained professionals know exactly what your outdoor space needs. We’re a leading landscaping service in Maine and ensure that top-quality materials are used to satisfy our customers. 

Our landscaping services include stonewalls and veneers, firepit and fireplace building, landscaping, and more. We offer our services in South Portland, Falmouth, Cape Elizabeth, Scarborough, Yarmouth, Arundel, Cumberland, and Freeport. 

Contact us today to upgrade your outdoor space and resell your house for a much better price.