curb appeal


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curb appeal

The external attractiveness of a building or property, such as can be viewed from the street (i.e., the curb). We were suckered into buying the house because of its incredible curb appeal, but once we moved in, we realized just how run-down it was inside.
See also: appeal, curb
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Pittro says it's one of the few things that can be done to improve curb appeal when everything else is blanketed in snow and nothing can be planted.
Confirming just how important curb appeal is to hooking new owners, JELD-WEN, a leading window and door manufacturer, discovered in a recent survey of real estate agents that 82 percent have had potential buyers decline to look at the interior of a home based on the exterior appearance.
A little creative curb appeal maintenance can prevent poor first impressions that lose leases and cause residents to lose interest.
Additionally, we use brick masonry on all of our developments, which creates greater building longevity and curb appeal.
This research speaks volumes about the importance of window and door curb appeal when it comes to home sales," said Elizabeth Souders, product manager with JELD-WEN.
Camden county winners included the 332-unit Fairways in Blackwood, the 255unit Chateau Ridge in Pine Hill and the 70unit Warwick Terrace in Somerdale--all recognized for excellence in curb appeal by the AAGP.
You've experienced the power of curb appeal, which Flevotomos, the real-estate agent, says accounts for as much as 80 percent of the sale of a house.
We have expanded our curb appeal to include career apparel, technology that allows us to pay more attention to our respective demographics and training that distinguishes our service for our residents.
KB Home will construct 11 different home styles, each with multiple elevations that will contribute to curb appeal and design diversity.
Realtors are big fans of upgrades and a healthy shot of curb appeal should head the Valley's way if it succeeds in breaking from the city of Los Angeles.
The easy to use cleaner increases the longevity of roofs, the curb appeal of the home and potentially lowers electricity costs.
Now, he tells all his clients that if they want to increase their home's curb appeal without the maintenance, AZEK is the best solution.
James and Nancy Brown's Woodland Hills home is the essence of curb appeal.