Let’s start by defining this trendy phrase: Curb appeal is the attractiveness of a home as viewed from the street (or curb!). Sounds simple, right? Not so much. It takes hard work and creativity to have the best curb appeal on the block — and if you’re selling your home, curb appeal becomes even more important. Read these stories to ensure that your home’s exterior makes a great first impression. Trying to sell during the winter months or drought season? Or need some simple ideas to boost your landscaping without breaking the bank? We’ll walk you through common curb appeal do’s and don’ts and pass along tips to amp up your exterior for an open house. You’ll be the envy of the block in no time.