Maximizing The Value Of Your Acreage Property

Maximizing The Value Of Your Acreage Property

The appeal of rural property has continued to increase over the last few years. An aging population is looking to spend their golden years in the tranquil countryside, professionals who can now work remotely are choosing space over urban amenities, and families are looking for opportunities to return to simpler ways of living. If you are considering selling your idyllic country acreage, this is all good news for you. There are buyers looking for the little slice of paradise you own. Your property is in demand, but it typically takes longer for acreage properties to sell. Here are some tips to maximize the value of your acreage property and position it to be the next rural property that sells. here are some tips from a real estate pro to position your property to be the next sale in your neck of the woods

If you are looking to buy in the beautiful rural landscape of the area surrounding Calgary,
The Eklund Group is an expert real estate team with extensive experience
buying and selling acreages throughout southern Alberta.
Contact our Realtors® for skilled and knowledgeable insight into the unique acreage living opportunities.
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Make Your Acreage More Appealing To Buyers

To maximize the value of your acreage property, you need to consider a few key factors that will enhance its value and make it more attractive to potential buyers.

One of the most important aspects of an acreage property is its landscaping. A well-maintained and beautiful landscape can add significant value to your property. A landscaping professional can help you design a beautiful landscape that complements your property's natural features while considering things like privacy and the view. If you are looking to sell your acreage property, consider investing in landscaping improvements that will make your property more appealing to potential buyers. This could include adding new trees and shrubs, planting a garden, or installing a beautiful stone walkway.

Fencing is another important selling feature of an acreage property. It provides privacy and security, and can even improve the appearance of your property. If your property is not already fenced, consider investing in a sturdy fence that complements your landscape and safeguards your property against wildlife or trespassing. If your property already has a fence, make sure it is in good repair. Repair any damage and give it a fresh coat of paint or stain to make it look new again.

Outbuildings such as barns, sheds, workshops, and garages are another feature that can add value to your acreage property. These structures can provide additional storage and workspace, which can be attractive to buyers who are looking for a property that can support their hobbies or business.
Make sure your outbuildings are in good repair and that they are clean and organized. A cluttered or dirty outbuilding can be a turnoff to potential buyers.

Natural Features
Acreage properties often have unique natural features such as lakes, ponds, or streams. These features can be a major selling point for your property, but they require proper maintenance to remain attractive and functional. Make sure any bodies of water on your property are clean and well-maintained. Remove any debris, and keep the water clear of algae and other contaminants. If you have a stream or river on your property, make sure the banks are stable and free of erosion.

Potential buyers will be looking for a property that is easy to access and navigate. Make sure your driveway is well-maintained and in good repair. If your property is located on a private road, make sure the road is also well-maintained and free of potholes.

Utilities are an essential aspect of any property, and acreage properties are no exception. Potential buyers will be looking for a property that has access to reliable utilities such as electricity, water, and sewage. If your property does not have access to these utilities, consider investing in a generator or upgrading your septic system. These improvements can make your property more attractive to buyers who are looking for a self-sufficient and sustainable property. If you do not want to make these investments yourself, an up-to-date quote can help buyers determine how much they need to budget to make these upgrades themselves if they want to buy.

Energy Efficiency
Energy efficiency is becoming an increasingly important factor in real estate. Acreage properties that are energy-efficient can save owners significant amounts of money on their utility bills, while also reducing their environmental impact. Consider investing in energy-efficient features such as solar panels, a geothermal heating and cooling system, or energy-efficient windows and doors. These features can make your property more attractive to buyers who are looking for a sustainable and cost-effective property.

Sell Your Acreage With The Acreage Experts

By investing in landscaping, fencing, outbuildings, natural features, accessibility, utilities, and energy efficiency, you can make your property more attractive to potential buyers.

The Tanya Eklund Group are Calgary’s choice Realtors® for buying and selling acreages. Our team brings the skilled insight needed to position your unique rural property to sell quickly and for top dollar. We are connected in the rural real estate network to help you find the country home of your dreams. Southern Alberta has some of the most beautiful rural homes and the most picturesque landscapes in the world, but there are some important considerations when buying or selling an acreage property such as well and septic systems, county bylaws and covenants, environmental concerns, and school districts. Let us help you navigate your rural real estate transaction. Let us be your Acreage Specialists. Reach out to our team at (403) 863-7434 or through our contact form and let’s talk about what home means to you.


You can begin your search using our online property search tool here. And you can also contact our team of Calgary Realtors® to share with us your goals for acreage living and we can help you explore all the possibilities, even with some properties that may not be listed on the MLS®.

Unless you are purchasing an acreage for commercial agriculture or livestock purposes, mortgage financing for acreages is generally the same as urban properties. To learn more about the unique process of buying a rural property, read Important Considerations When Buying An Acreage.

If you are considering selling your idyllic country acreage, partner with a team of Realtors® who can help you navigate your acreage real estate transaction. And for tips from a real estate pro to position your property to be the next sale in your neck of the woods, read Tips When Selling Acreages Around Calgary.

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