curb appeal

noun

Definition of curb appeal 

: the visual attractiveness of a house as seen from the street

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But some homeowners would rather put their trust in neighbors to maintain curb appeal than receive threatening letters about grass height and roof color. Dana Burke, Houston Chronicle, "Houston-area neighborhoods with no HOA," 15 May 2018 Topics: why barbering is a growth business, marketing your barbershop, hiring the right team, customer service, strategies for fostering curb appeal, and the use of technology in your business. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, "Here's what to do in Louisville: Kids Fair, Film Festival and a gravy competition," 21 Feb. 2018 The home’s exterior has been framed in redwood, giving it a curb appeal unlike any other in the community. Mary Wakeford, azcentral, "Maryvale teachers turn John F. Long house into a carpenter's dream," 22 June 2018 The contrast between One Dalton’s opulence and the MidTown’s modest curb appeal is striking, defining two distinct eras of the city. Tim Logan, BostonGlobe.com, "Boston’s retro-style MidTown Hotel may give way to development," 14 June 2018 Topics: Why barbering is a growth business, marketing your barbershop, hiring the right team, customer service, strategies for fostering curb appeal and the use of technology in your business. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, "What to do in Louisville for Black History Month this week starting Feb. 21," 21 Feb. 2018 This classic New England community has lots of curb appeal. James Alexander, courant.com, "Property of the Week: Beckley Farms, Berlin," 1 Sep. 2017 The first change any seller should make should improve the home’s curb appeal. Carpenter Realtors, Indianapolis Star, "7 ways to boost your home’s value before putting it on the market," 21 May 2018 The home’s fantastic curb appeal gives way to equally enticing interiors, thanks to a classic yet flowing floorplan measuring 1,544 square feet and a bright color scheme whereby each room features a different paint color. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "Adorable Craftsman bungalow asks $350K," 15 May 2018

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1975, in the meaning defined above

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