Transform Your Yard With Outdoor RoomBlog, Design Tips, Real Estate Tips
Inviting, sophisticated outdoor rooms are in high demand among home buyers, and they serve as a way to extend your homes living space. Adding life to outdoor spaces will help sell the ifestyle of a home. Outdoor living spaces have become the new ‘great room’ in terms of must-have items for home owners. Way too often backyards are boring and not brought to their full potential. You can make a home stand out by showing buyers all the potential your property has to offer inside and out. Here are staging tips to help buyers imagine gathering spaces, or entertainment coves that are possible with your property. 1) Conversation Areas – group furniture around a tabletop fire pit to show it as a great spot for get-togethers. 2) Entertainment Areas – place a table and chairs in the middle of a garden area and string lights around the trees surrounding it, capturing a warm glow. 3) Built-Ins – outdoor kitchens add 130 percent to a home’s value. 4) Water Feature – whimsical fountains and quiet reflection pools 5) Lighting – light play can be an important part of any landscape and add a whole new dimension to a yard. An outdoor space doesn’t have to be huge to make a big impact, send buyers a subtle message of relaxation and entertaining by creating vignettes.