By: Tanya Vakil Fernandes

Increase your property value with a Backyard Oasis.

Tags: Homes for Sale; Sellers; Buyers;

When listing your property in the competitive fall market, your backyard can become a valuable selling tool. There are a few steps involved in building an irresistible backyard oasis - let’s explore.
Step one is to source a modern, bright and comfortable patio set that perfectly fits the size of your deck.  To make the space even more inviting add flair with a dramatic sun umbrella for shade and eye-catching appeal.  Step two is to create a section in the backyard that contains fun play pieces, such as a swing set or sandbox, to emulate a functional play area.  To finish off create a warm environment by incorporating greenery that compliments the space and add dwarf trees, or coloured plants, for texture. 
To be move-in ready eliminate the need for immediate maintenance by pressure washing deck boards to achieve a polished look.  Place an impeccably cleaned grilling station in an easily accessible area. This way, the buyer will be able to instantly envision creating their own grill masterpieces.  As a final touch, take the time to fence the backyard. Fencing will not only let the buyer see the size of the perimeter it also provides an instant advantage for families with kids and dogs. 
Take your property to the next level by creating the feeling of luxury.  Install a fire pit where the family can gather to enjoy the star-filled nights.  Consider constructing a gazebo that will block the wind, and hot sun, to be able to enjoy the backyard at all times.  These details will definitely push your property over the top!
For additional tips on how to prepare your property to list this fall please contact me today. I look forward to connecting and discussing all of your real estate needs.