A Backyard Sanctuary is One Key to Success

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A Backyard Sanctuary is One Key to Success

Bckyard Patio TableA backyard can be inviting and relaxing with a conversation area that is simple to create. A few chairs pulled close together beside a small table can be special.  An outdoor eating area always makes a property more inviting. A clean fresh tablecloth, some flowers in a vase and doesn’t it just say “home” to you?

The kids play area should be organized and neat. Sporting equipment in baskets give the invitation of “let’s play ball”  and the feeling that there is plenty of room for it.  But swing sets that are rusty and sagging should be removed or repaired and painted.

Fire pits and outdoor hearths are popular because they appeal to emotional sense of sitting around a fire enjoying the company of family and friends.
Many homeowners who have added a backyard fireplace have noticed the "wow” factor when entertaining in this way. The backyard fireplace extends and enhances the appeal of your interior home and brings it to the outside setting. If you have ever been lucky enough to have enjoyed a campfire at night, you know what I mean.

To prepare you home for sale, check the backyard deck and fence. Replace loose boards, and apply a fresh coat of pain or sealant if necessary.

A fountain does not need to be elaborate or large, or expensive. The soothing sounds of bubbling water can be very soothing. Taking care to weed your garden, and adding some colorful plants will attract the eye and hold it there. This will promote added interest. If your budget allows, a stager can add a few special elements.

These are a few of the smart things you can do. You will realize a great return for this small investment of time and effort. Your backyard will stand out from the others and beckon new owners.

If you need assistance locating the backyard of your choice in Oxnard, CA, please call me at 951-290-8588 and we will find your oasis.

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Nor Yeretsian
Envoy Capitol Realty Inc. - Toronto, ON
Envoy Capitol Realty Inc., Brokerage Toronto

Sandy you are so right. Love the backyard!

After your interior is done to your satisfaction - go to the back and build your dream.

To enjoy, to relax, to live ...enjoy your house as a home!




Feb 11, 2012 03:57 AM #1
Teral McDowell
Referral Patners LLC - Murphy, TX

I have a backyard but it's not a sanctuary. Now my home before was so guess I better get started on this one.

Feb 11, 2012 07:00 AM #2
Sandy Acevedo
951-290-8588 - Chino Hills, CA
RE/MAX Masters, Inland Empire Homes for Sale

Hi Nor, I like the way you put it! Thanks for stopping by.

Hi Teral, How could you not? Get to it, you'll be so happy you did!

Feb 11, 2012 07:08 AM #3
Brian Madigan
RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto) - Toronto, ON
LL.B., Broker


It's certainly the easiest way to add to space without much cost.


Feb 11, 2012 09:18 AM #4
Peg Barcelo
Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369 - Summerland, BC
The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC

Sandy, what great advice! If you want people to love your home, every little bit of wow factor can tip the scales in your homes' favour! Outdoor rooms are such great additions!

Feb 11, 2012 10:33 AM #5
Sandy Acevedo
951-290-8588 - Chino Hills, CA
RE/MAX Masters, Inland Empire Homes for Sale

Hi Brian, that is a good way of looking at it... adding extra space.


Hi Peg, So true, and some rooms just evoke more emotion than others. Thanks for stopping by.

Feb 11, 2012 04:42 PM #6
Sandy Acevedo
951-290-8588 - Chino Hills, CA
RE/MAX Masters, Inland Empire Homes for Sale

Hi Valerie, Thanks for stopping by.

Feb 12, 2012 03:34 AM #8
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