Is Investing in Landscaping for my home worth it?

IMG_2958If you are thinking about landscaping your new home, refreshing your home’s current landscape, or adding a new outdoor hardscape (patio, pool surround, fire pit, retaining walls, etc.), you must be thinking “Will I get my money back?” and “Is it worth the investment?” The answer is yes!

Maryland is blessed with a climate that is conducive to spending a lot of time outdoors. Outdoor living spaces have become very popular with homeowners because it affords them the opportunity to spend quality time with their family, friends, and neighbors in an environment that is relaxing and aesthetically pleasing, while adding privacy and personal comfort.

Maintaining and improving your home with paint, garage doors, new windows, siding, roofs, etc., can all raise the value of your home. But do not forget the added property value you receive with the addition of an outdoor living space and related landscaping. According to the American Society of Landscape Architects (ALLA), there is great value and return on your landscaping investment that can:
•    Create a 20% to 30% return on your investment
•    Increase your home value by as much as 12%  many buyers will   pay a 10% to 12% premium for homes that have an attractive appearance or an expanded outdoor living space
•    Greatly increase the appearance and curb appeal of your property
•   Shortens the time spent on the real estate marketplace when selling

Swan Creek Landscaping, Inc. prides itself on providing uniquely designed Outdoor Living Spaces in Cecil and Harford Counties that enhance the value of our clients’ homes and businesses. From design to construction, till the dark of night turns on the lighting system, we provide living spaces that will meet and exceed your expectations. And, we are not done when the project is complete. We can continue by maintaining that outdoor space and the remainder of your entire property with Lawn Maintenance that will keep it beautiful year round. Contact us to learn more about how you we can help you to make the right landscape investment while enhancing the value of your home.

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