Seller Tips: 5 Simple Ways to Maximize Your Outdoor Space
When it comes to getting your Warner Robins home sold quickly, one of the most important steps you can take is to maximize your outdoor living space. In fact, today’s home buyer is just as interested in how you have used your outdoor living space as he is with your indoor living space. Fortunately, whether regarding Bethesda MD real estate or a home in Warner Robins, there are a few simple steps you can take to get the most out of the space that is available to you.
Add a Picket Fence
Sometimes, it is the small touches that make such a big difference. One way to really make your yard pop and to add an extra dimension is to install a white picket fence. If a picket fence is not your style, you should still start with the hardscape elements and then build from there. Hardscape elements include things such as patios, walls, walkways and driveways. These elements will help to define certain areas while also setting the tone for your garden space.
No matter how big or small your space may be, finding a way to balance the overall look is essential to creating an attractive space. If space is limited, keep in mind that straight lines typically take up less room than curved lines.
Get Creative with Lighting
Landscape lighting can serve multiple purposes. First, lighting can help make your landscape stand out and get noticed even during the nighttime hours. Second, lighting can help you draw attention to a particularly interesting piece. Third, lighting can create the illusion of additional space, which can be particularly important when dealing with a small area.
Coordinate the Door
In many homes, the door is one of the focal points of the outdoor landscape. Therefore, when planning your garden space and your outdoor living area, be sure to consider how to best coordinate your door with the plants and other outdoor elements you plan to add. Simply coordinating the color of the door with some of the plants used in your landscaping is a great way to accomplish this goal.
Create a Backdrop
When planning your outdoor living space, you need to also consider how you can tie-in the rest of your house with your landscape. This may involve repainting your house or do something as simple as planting a row of hedges to create a backdrop. Since evergreens provide year-round beauty and structure, they are an excellent option that might be less costly and time consuming than a new paint job.
About The Author – Kevin Koitz helps buyers and sellers interested in Potomac luxury homes and other Maryland area real estate as a licensed Realtor with The Koitz Group, based in Bethesda.