Elevating Property Value Through Landscaping and Aesthetic Improvements

Curb appeal matters when it comes to investment properties. Attractive exterior aesthetics can attract potential renters and buyers, giving you a competitive advantage. Landscaping also plays a large role in maintaining the look of your property, especially when well-maintained. Read on to discover how you can elevate your investment property’s value through exterior aesthetics and landscaping.

Exterior Aesthetics Improvements

Several easy exterior aesthetic improvements can improve the curb appeal of your investment property. Here are some of our top recommendations:

A Fresh Coat of Paint

There’s nothing quite like a fresh coat of paint to completely refresh the appearance of your property’s exterior. Choose neutral colours that appeal to a wide range of tastes while minding the surrounding neighbourhood to complement its style.

Exterior Lighting

Not only can adding or upgrading exterior lighting fixtures improve your property’s aesthetics, but it can also enhance its safety. Pathway lights, porch lights, and accent lighting can all highlight architectural features and create a welcoming ambiance.

Add Outdoor Seating or Décor

Incorporating outdoor seating, decorative accessories, or plants can create an inviting outdoor space that, in turn, can greatly enhance your property’s curb appeal.

Window Upgrades

Adding shutters, window boxes, or decorative window trim can enhance the exterior appearance of your property. Choose options that complement the style of your property and add visual interest.

In addition to these recommendations, it’s important to maintain the cleanliness and maintenance of your property’s exterior. Part of this maintenance can include some minor to major landscaping improvements.

Landscaping Improvements

Improving your property’s curb appeal with landscaping doesn’t need to be elaborate or expensive. Here are some of our top recommendations when it comes to landscaping improvements to increase your property’s value:

Lawn Maintenance

Keep your property’s lawn neatly mowed, edged, and free of weeds. Consider hiring a professional lawn maintenance service team to regularly maintain your lawn as this can make a significant difference in the overall appearance of your property.

Planting Shrubs and Flowers

Adding colourful flowers to flower beds, flower boxes, or containers can instantly brighten the landscape of your property. Shrubs can also enhance the look of your property by providing year-round greenery that adds texture to your property.

Pathways and Walkways

Create pathways or walkways using pavers, gravel, or stepping stones. Well-defined paths not only improve accessibility but also add visual interest to the landscape.


Never underestimate the power of mulch! Adding mulch to flower beds and around trees not only helps retain moisture and suppress weeds but also easily adds visual appeal. Be sure to pick a natural-looking mulch that complements the overall style of your property.

Along with these recommendations, we suggest regularly removing any debris such as leaves, branches, and litter from the landscape to keep it looking clean and well-maintained.

Ensure that your property’s appeal remains strong this spring season with these exterior aesthetic and landscaping tips and add to your property’s curb appeal and value. Ready to get started on your property’s exterior? GIL can help with the coordination of maintenance and cleaning. Contact us today or request a free property management consultation and discover how we can help you get your spring cleaning done fast and simply!