5 Easy Tips for Showcasing Your Garden When Selling Your Home

If you’re thinking of selling your home, let me tell you, your garden could be a real selling point. I mean, who doesn’t love a beautiful outdoor space, right? Here are a few tips for showcasing your garden without breaking a sweat.

First things first, make sure the space is clean and tidy. Get rid of any dead plants, weeds, or clutter lying around. Then, add some color and variety to the space by planting a mix of flowers, shrubs, and trees. Stick to a color scheme that complements your home’s style.

Creating outdoor living areas is also a big draw for potential buyers. You can do this by adding a patio, deck, or even a cozy seating area with a bench or some outdoor chairs. Make sure the space is well-lit for those warm summer evenings, and add some outdoor lighting to create a welcoming atmosphere.

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unique garden features to add value to home

If your garden has any unique features, like a water feature, vegetable garden, or built-in BBQ, make sure to showcase them. These features can add value to your home and set it apart from other properties on the market.

Finally, it’s important to keep your garden maintained throughout the selling process. Water and fertilise the plants, mow the lawn, and keep the space tidy. A well-maintained garden will show potential buyers that the property has been cared for and will impress them.

So, there you have it. With just a little effort, you can showcase your garden and make it a real selling point for your home.

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Rightsize Your Home: The Empty Nester’s Guide to a Stress-Free Downsize

Belinda leaves no stone unturned, in a quest to answer all your downsizing questions and help you overcome the fear and challenges that it so often presents. Belinda and expert contributors covered all aspects of Downsizing with proven tips and strategies for planning a stress-free Downsize so you can feel more positive about your next move. Belinda’s experience and qualifications in this niche property market position her as a leading authority.

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We have 3 online courses to help you get started in your Rightsizing journey.

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Shifting Your Mindset ($27)

This course helps you understand what you’re thinking and how to think about blockers.  It’s ‘mindset’ talk from the people that know!  The ones who’ve done it!

Empty nesters often find themselves with too much home and things, and not enough time. They may also feel like they need to downsize, but the prospect of packing up a lifetime’s worth of memories can be overwhelming. In order to move forward, it is important you shift your mindset from ‘you’ll never get rid of all this stuff to ‘it’s time’. These online courses will help you sort through the clutter in your home and set aside things that mean a lot – the rest will be given away, sold, upcycled, or discarded. The goal is to create less stress and more organisation, which in turn helps you live more comfortably. 

It takes courage to step out of your comfort zone, but once you do, moving on will be easier than ever before. Join this course to learn how to downsize without going crazy, so you can make room for the things that really matter most.

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The Declutter Challenge ($47)

Online courses for empty nesters are becoming more and more popular. This type, of course, is great because it allows the person to start and stop whenever they please, which can be especially helpful when you’re working with a busy schedule. The course also teaches you how to move through the decluttering process in a strategic manner and maintain your well-being. We offer experience, tips, and insights on what types of things should go first and which ones can wait, as well as provide strategies for staying focused. Some even include downloadable workbooks that allow you to work at your own pace without having to watch videos or read long blog posts. When it comes to online courses for empty nesters, this one is my favourite. It’s easy to follow and gives you step-by-step instructions on where to begin if you don’t know where to start.

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Adding Value to Your Family Home ($197)

This is how you make the cash!  You’ve worked hard for this home, make it work hard for you!

You can use this online course to help prepare your home for sale, so you can attract the right buyers and maximise your profit when selling. You can also learn how to stage your home.

The last thing you want to do is to incur major expenses because of a poorly staged home! Be sure that every area of your home is professionally set up. One mistake can take away from all the positive effects staging has on properties. 

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