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Outdoor lighting consistently tops the NAHB’s list of most wanted outdoor features in its annual “What Home Buyers Really Want” survey: 41% rate it “essential;” 49% say it’s “desirable.”
But that’s not the only reason it’s one of our landscape essentials. Here's a few more:
Fencing has many indisputable qualities--it keeps pets in and intruders out, creates privacy, and sets boundaries--but when it comes to boosting property values, the value of fencing becomes murky.
Since most privacy fencing is installed in backyards, it doesn’t pack the curb appeal of spreading chestnut tree shading around your house, for example. And if everyone in the neighborhood has the same nice fence, yours won’t earn any extra points on an appraisal sheet.
But nice fences (not including chain-link) do have value. Douglas Emde, a Stillwater, Oklahoma appraiser, says "Cedar picket fences set the standard" in his market just north of Oklahoma City, and can boost home value by as much as anywhere between $1,500 to $2,000.