Do Plants Help Sell a Home?

Are you thinking of selling your house?  There are lots of minor things you can do to increase the likelihood that some prospective buyer is going to make a great offer. Many of the tips you’ll find to improve your home’s appeal focus on things inside the house, ranging from paint colors to furniture and a variety of other little tweaks.  Add indoor plants!  This will improve the appeal of your home and is often overlooked.

Many people do not put much thought into having plants around their home when prepping for a sale, and this can lead to a missed opportunity. From fixing up your lawn and garden to adding splashes of greenery indoors, or bright colors in pots, there are several ways that you can leverage plants to help sell your home when the time comes. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Increase Your Curb Appeal

While interior staging is important, the outside of your home is the first impression that potential buyers are going to get. There are obviously a few external things that you can do, such as slapping a fresh coat of paint on the front door and cleaning up the windows, however, one of the biggest boosts to your home’s curb appeal comes in the form of improving your front yard.

As soon as you start considering selling your home, it’s time to treat thin areas on your lawn so that everything is lush and green. Weeding flower beds, adding decorative potted plants on the porch or along the walkway, and otherwise sprucing up the look of the outside will go a long way toward capturing the attention of potential buyers.

Bringing in a Touch of Nature

Exterior landscaping is not the only way that plants can help you sell your home. Potted plants, vases with fresh flowers, and even small decorative potted trees or other tall plants can add both color and a sense of freshness to your home that are hard to replicate. It’s the same reason that a lot of grocery stores have fresh flowers near the entrance to the store; when people see plants and flowers, their brains immediately focus on the idea of freshness and life.

If you choose flowers or other plants with pleasant scents, bringing them in can add to the overall freshness of the air without the need for artificial air fresheners or incense. This can let your plants serve double duty, improving the quality of the air while also adding a splash of color and life to your home. Just make sure to avoid plants that produce a lot of pollen or else you may have some cleanup to take care of before potential buyers come for a tour.

Call Some Help if Needed

It’s possible that you won’t really be able to take care of everything you want to do all on your own. Perhaps you have trees on your property that need trimmed or have to have dead limbs removed. Maybe you want to revitalize a flower garden but don’t really have the time. It’s even possible that you’d love to add some floral touches to your home, but aren’t really sure what would go best with your house. It’s okay, we’ve got you covered.

Call me, Jeff Howard, your favorite real estate agent. I would be happy to make a couple of recommendations and connect you with landscaping and trimming pros.

Do you have a need for commercial/industrial/retail buildings or land? Are you ready to buy or sell a home? Do you want a guaranteed cash offer? We can help you with all of that… just call us at 702 SELL NOW or click on this link to my website http://www.702SellNow.com

Choose to have an amazing day….Jeff

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