Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by newleaflandscape, Jan 13, 2004.

  1. newleaflandscape

    newleaflandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 348

    I recently read this statistic though i would pass it on might be a nice extra adverisement in fliers etc. It was realesed by a university in virginia. A recent study has shown that "an attractive landscape increases the value of a home by an average of 7.5%, and reduces the time on the market by five to six weeks."
  2. LB Landscaping

    LB Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,309

    Neat stats, I had heard about the percentage but not about the time on the market makes sense though.
  3. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
    from -
    Messages: 4,040

    Hi newleaflandscape,

    Thanks for posting! That is useful!

    KERRTURF LawnSite Member
    Messages: 129

    Where can I get ahold of the study that states this. I have been thinking about targeting local realators for contracts to be done while people are trying to sell their homes. Might be helpful if I can get the realator to advise the prospective seller about the increase in value and decrease in time on market.
  5. Kelly & Sons

    Kelly & Sons LawnSite Member
    Messages: 111

    Let me know if you find the actual study... could be very useful...
  6. newleaflandscape

    newleaflandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 348

    I know it was from a virinia university but not sure which one. I ll try to find out though.

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