Your Home's Exterior and Property Value

One of the most influential factors on your home's property value is its exterior. From lawn and flower bed maintenance, to landscaping and hardscape features, your home's exterior is an outdoor extension of living space. 


Whether or not you are considering selling your home in the near or distant future, conscientious homeowners share a concern about the value of their property. After all, your property is one of the biggest investments you will make. 

For those homeowners who are considering selling, the National Association of Realtors' 2016 Remodeling Impact Report: Outdoor Features is an excellent resource to help you prepare your property for the market.

To get an even more comprehensive perspective, we spoke with Steve Brown. Steve is a broker/owner of Irongate Realtors, and the 2014 President of the National Association of Realtors. In addition, he has over 40 years of real estate experience in the Dayton area, so his expertise on the subject is unmatched. 

Good landscaping can increase the value of your property, and if you're selling- decrease the amount of time it spends on the market. Landscape professionals can help you make smart improvements to your home's exterior and maintain it, which will help you gain equity in your property. 

Read our interview with Steve to learn about curb appeal, and how your home's exterior affects the value of your property.

Curb Appeal: 
Your Home's First Impression Matters