Preparing Your Yard For A Showing

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Preparing Your Yard For A Showing

28 June 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you have your home on the market then you definitely do not want to underestimate just how important your yard can be to helping a family fall in love with your home and decide that it is the one that they must have. Whether your yard is small, medium or large, there are many ways you can transform it into a real selling point. Follow some of the tips in this article to turn your yard from a regular one into a must-have one:

Fence the back-yard in

While you can go either way when it comes to whether or not you fence the front yard in, fencing in the back yard can be a real selling point. Buyers know that there are a lot of ways in which a fenced-in yard will benefit them. The fence helps contain kids, helps contain animals, helps prevent other animals from coming into the yard and causing problems, helps keep trespassers out, and much more. You can go with chain link, wood, wrought iron, or another type of fencing, as long as it is tall enough and durable enough to be of benefit to potential buyers.

Make sure your grass looks great

You want to do everything that you can to get your grass looking as green and thick as possible. Make sure you water it in the morning or in the evening. You don't want to water it during the heat of the day or it can cause it to burn and look brown. You also want to make sure you don't give it too much water. Not only will this not help it look good, it can cause a bad mosquitoes infestation. Spreading more seed can help with bare spots, and things like nutrients can help make it healthier.

Add a lot of little extra touches

Things like stepping stones, a nice sitting bench strategically placed underneath a full shade tree and a few cute ceramic animal statues can really help to give the backyard a lot of personality and helps give it a charming feel. You can even put up a very pleasant and nice looking wind chime from the back patio and even hang a bird house from a tree to help create a special feel in the yard. While you don't want to do too much, you do want to give the yard the feeling of a homey environment that someone could fall in love with.

Check with a real estate office like Mckee Kubasko Group Real Estate for more information.