Some family-owned companies in the Vegas valley are benefiting in business as homeowners of the recovering market look to give their homes a makeover. According to one local landscaping company, Modern Landscape, business has more than doubled since the collapse of the housing market. Carlos Rosales of Rosales Landscaping and Maintenance was quoted in the article saying, "Every time I go out to a house to give a quote, I see a plumber, a painter, a contractor... They're fixing everything."
Home improvement certainly isn't a bad idea for owners looking to make their investment(s) stand out amongst the hefty competition this market is currently seeing. Remember, realtors estimate that 95 percent of home shoppers (including renters) will not even get out of their car if the house lacks "curb appeal".
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