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Joan Gillesp…, Renter in 43953
Joan Gillespie answered:
Is Curb Appeal Impotant?
YES, curb appeal is very important whether renting or buying. The neighborhood's curb appeal is also important. And, location is also top priority.
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 5:53pm Curb Appeal in Toronto
jenoble13, Other/Just Looking in Los Angeles, CA
jenoble13 answered:
Should I get rid of a metal roof in a very high end neighborhood?
There are a lot of factors that go into deciding to get a new roof. Do you no longer like the one you have, does it need to be replaced, or do you want to replace it to increase the val ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 7:12am Curb Appeal in 19085
karablader, Home Buyer in Utah County, UT
karablader answered:
Is there a better option to replace my concrete driveway that needs repair?
We have an asphalt driveway and it has held up nicely for us so far. When we put it in we decided to go with red asphalt which I have grown to really like. I'm not sure what all the pro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 30, 2014 Curb Appeal in Raleigh
Amber Johnson, Other/Just Looking in Brookhaven, Raleigh,...
Amber Johnson answered:
can i put up a 6' pvc fence and pool in backyard?
I agree with what the others have said. You will want to check with your city regulations. I think that most places there wouldn't be any problems with putting up a pvc fence in your ba ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 29, 2014 Curb Appeal in Woods Of Lake Helen
Chase Womack, Real Estate Pro in Norfolk, VA
Chase Womack answered:
Do landscaping now? Or offer a landscaping allowance?
Most people want a place ready to move in, which includes having a nice landscaped yard. The seller should either use some elbow grease to spruce it up, or hire a company to do so. Alwa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 24, 2014 Curb Appeal in Virginia Beach
Thomas Moser, Real Estate Pro in East Northport, NY
Thomas Moser answered:
Is it better to turn the utilities on in a house you want to show? Everything is off right now.
I imagine Doulas has solved his issue. This question is over six years old.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 14, 2014 Curb Appeal in 93560
Tristam Biel…, Real Estate Pro in Highland Park, Los A...
Tristam Bielecki answered:
Would parking spot numbers painted on the curb decrease town home values?
Unless the numbering is done very conspicuously, I do not see how that could affect home values. If anything, it shows the HOA is organised and active in managing the development.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 25, 2014 Curb Appeal in 19426
hostbernoke, Home Buyer in New York, NY
hostbernoke asked:
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0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 22, 2014 Curb Appeal
karablader, Home Buyer in Utah County, UT
karablader answered:
what is the average cost of lawn maintenance including additional costs for mulch, fertilizer, grass seed and?
It can vary a lot depending on the size of your lawn and what you have to maintain. If you have a garden then costs will go up. If you have to re-plant flowers or bushes than it will go ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 19, 2014 Curb Appeal in 10708
Gary Youngman, Real Estate Pro in Boca Raton, FL
Gary Youngman answered:
Why is curb appeal so important?
Trick Question? Will you pay more for the shiny new one? or the old molded one?

Do you want potential buyers to drive by - or to stop?

Presentation is everything...
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 12, 2014 Curb Appeal in 06405
garypuntman, Other/Just Looking in Los Angeles, CA
garypuntman answered:
Do anyone know any Great Landscaping Companies?! Thanks
I don't know of any landscaping companies in my area. I have been searching for some myself though. I want my yard to look professional.
Gary Puntman | ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 2, 2014 Curb Appeal in Douglasville
calibabe79, Home Buyer in 92883
calibabe79 answered:
I live in Sycamore Creek in Corona Ca. My homeowners Asssoc is forcing me to move my F350 truck from driveway to the street. I don't understand?
We just moved in this past Christmas and it is definitely no walk in the park. The security, who the HOA neglects to state is the makeshift community police got into an argument with my ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 6, 2014 Curb Appeal in 92883
Paula Raymond, Real Estate Pro in Killeen, TX
Paula Raymond answered:
Do you require a termite inspection on every home sold?
Its not a bad idea in any case - but if it's a VA loan - it will be required. Its always good to order it during the option period along with the other inspection. Just be careful about ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 29, 2014 Curb Appeal in 76542
Arpad Racz, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clara County, CA
Arpad Racz answered:
curb appeal/first impression: what is the easiest thing to do in the strip between sidewalk and street?
Hi Lynn.

A green base with bright colors looks good. For example some grass with yellow and red flowers around front edge.

All the best,

0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 28, 2014 Curb Appeal in North Hollywood
thiagodaluz7, Other/Just Looking in Orem, UT
thiagodaluz7 answered:
My home has an old, rusted chain-link fence around the entire property (70 x 100). I could repaint it, or,
I hope it worked out the way you wanted it to. I was in a similar position last year. We ended up replacing it with a nicer chain-link fence. I think there was something in the agreemen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 11, 2014 Curb Appeal in Massapequa Park
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence 727.420.4041 answered:
What can a homeowner in the Villas do when they have neighbors that use their front and back yard as a junk yard?
There's a $175,000 SFH with over $986,000 dollars in fines for junk in the yard.
THAT is the outcome if you choose the adversarial route.

Behave like adults. If this is a problem fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 19, 2014 Curb Appeal in Villas
Janet Thomps…, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Janet Thompson & Kirsty Daviau answered:
What are the best tall skinny evergreens to grow on the front range? Do Cypress Evergreens grow well here?
The trees are probably turning brown through lack of water. I had this on good authority from a landscape gardener friend. Trees need to be watered in the water when the sprinkler/dri ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 9, 2014 Curb Appeal in Longmont
Kacey Wells, Real Estate Pro in Boerne, TX
Kacey Wells answered:
How much does it cost to clear up burn piles, scattered rocks and trim trees on 4.5. acres?

Did this ever get addressed for you? If not let me know and I'll help you out.

Kacey Wells
G.J. Gardner Homes
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 5, 2014 Curb Appeal in 78006
April Neuhaus…, Real Estate Pro in Longmont, CO
April Neuhaus E-PRO & SFR answered:
What are the best trees to plant in Colorado?
The arbor-ist for Berthoud recommended Lindens and Bradford Pears for nicely shaped and sized trees for this climate. He also said a shade master locust is high on his list. Any tree y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 7, 2014 Curb Appeal in Longmont
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