If you’re like most people, you’re thinking about what improvements or upgrades you should make to your home before you put it on the Lake City real estate market.
Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to boost your resale value and help speed up your sale, like remodeling your bathroom and making cosmetic improvements… but is upgrading your landscaping one of them?
Should You Upgrade Your Landscaping to Sell Your Home in Lake City?
Whether you’re selling a waterfront home in Lake City or a house in the Hills of Huntsville neighborhood, you’ll want to talk to your real estate agent before you begin spending money on upgrades and improvements in the home you want to sell. For some properties—and in some markets—making improvements isn’t the right choice (and could end up costing you a lot more than you think in the long run).
With that said, though, the cost to upgrade your landscaping may be worth it. The average cost across the country is just over $3,500 (and you can add $1,500 if you hire a professional designer).
The average rate of return for these improvements is 100 percent, but that’s not true for everyone—and results can vary from neighborhood to neighborhood. What works for the people in the subdivision across the street may not work in yours.
In some cases, it’s even best to clean up the yard, prune a few trees and shrubs, and repair cracked walkways—not spend the money that you could be using as a down payment on your next home.
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