There are two powerful phrases that come to mind when looking at landscaping: 1) "You never get a second chance to make a first impression" and 2) "Don't buy a book by its cover". The irony of the second phrase is that we all do that. Buyer's of real estate are no different. It's said a first impression is made within seven seconds of first seeing a property. SEVEN seconds! Unless a buyer is blindfolded they won't make it through the front door in that time. So neglecting your landscaping and curb appeal can cost you that first impression before they've ever seen the inside of your home. The infographic below, although American in it's source info, is just as applicable in Canada. Take some time to evaluate your home's outside as well and it's inside when planning to list!