Tuesday, August 21, 2018 / by Anne Rose
It’s never a good idea for a realtor to put your “For Sale” sign in a messy flower bed, un-edged lawn, and overgrown lawn.
If you are selling your home, your goal is to present an attractive, well-maintained landscape. Your lawn shouldn't look like it will take too much work, which might intimidate buyers. It also shouldn't look like it will be too expensive to care for.
Stage your landscape
In much the same way that you stage the interior of your home for sale, you should "stage" your landscape. Clean, refresh, and declutter. Then declutter some more.
Here are landscape staging tips to help sell your home, starting with the outside.
Remove debris, fallen branches, leaves. Pull weeds from both your lawn and your landscape beds. Deadhead your flower garden. Remove plants that look like they are struggling.
Trim hedges and shrubs, especially those that are up against your home. Make sure that bushes ...