Importance of Landscaping as a Value Addition to your House
Posted: 18th , July 2016

Times have changed and with so many choices and options available in the world of real estate the first question that is asked is what is unique about the house or flat and why should it be chosen from the rest of the other? Basically the question asked is the USP or the Unique Sales Proposition of the house or flat.

There was a time when it was thought that there is only a limit to what the builders or realtors can give as add-ons while selling the property. More focus used to be given the extra benefits as interiors for the house or flats and whether parking area is provided as an added benefit. Then came a time when parking area became a necessity and garden or playground or park became a nice to have. With parks and play areas for children these parks or play areas attached to flat or the house became the USP for realtors or builders.

Along with the park or play ground came the concept of landscaping. And slowly became an important feature. What is landscaping? If you Google for the meaning of landscaping you will find that it means the act of improving the aesthetic appearance of an area by changing its contours, adding ornamental features or planting trees shrubs. Simply stating, landscaping means changing the appearance of a particular area by decorating based on a particular theme.

It is very important to have landscaping that matches the theme of the house. It should be in accordance to the way the apartment complex or the house is built. That is because landscaping is basically done to improve the aesthetic look of a particular area.

Landscaping has its own importance. Just imagine sitting in the park watching your children play and enjoying a cool evening with your life partner. The mere thought makes us feel relaxed. But if the ambience doesn’t echo your mood then you experience would be more nightmarish than a memorable one. So it is very important to have the right kind of landscaping done for the area surrounding your house or flat which is an important add on to your house or flat.

Landscaping cannot be done by bringing a gardener and asking him to plant a few plants here and there. There is a lot of thought that goes behind it and there are specialists who have the expertise on designing the perfect landscape for a particular area. Usually people who are engaged in horticulture and artistic design are the right people who can give the right idea after analyzing the whole area.

A perfectly planned landscaping gives a completely different meaning to the whole area and can be real value add to the house and has changed from a good to have to must have feature of apartment complex and houses.