Failing to keep up with neighborhood standards can lower a home’s sale price by up to 10%. Ask a knowledgeable landscaper or lawn care operator to identify any yard problems and offer cost-effective solutions.
Investing in landscape and hardscape improvements can raise a home’s sale price as much as 15%. Falling short of the wow factor, however, might earn a disappointing return. Start with a professional design and hire a Licensed Landscape Contractor to do the job.
Choosing an unskilled, undependable landscape or yard care service could leave you with eyesores that aren’t cheap or easy to fix. Protect your outdoor investment -- insist on education, experience, references and written quotes.