Simple Ways to Update Your Curb Appeal

Whether you have a brand new home, or an old character one, there are always ways in which you can give your home's curb appeal that extra, well, "oomph." Here are some ideas in which you can truly up your home's exterior's A-Game. 

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If your home's architecture speaks for itself, it's best to have an understated, clean landscaped look. You will really want to allow your home to stand out. Adding stone or several textures to your home's exterior truly give it a rich look. 

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This beautiful Victorian home has curb appeal nailed down to a tee. Ornate ginger-breading details,  rich paint scheme, perfectly landscaped yard, and a welcoming facade- this home has it all. There has been no detail ignored!

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There is nothing more lovely than a bright, bold color scheme on a home's exterior. If your home needs a little TLC in regards to its curb appeal, a fresh coat of paint can go a long way. It's always smart, however, to be mindful of your location's lighting, your neighbor's color palettes, and the style of your home before going too bold!

Pacific Northwest Homes to Die For!

Kurt Cobain's Home

This beautiful 1902 home is situated in Leschi, a block from Lake Washington. With a Zillow estimate of around $7 million, it is still a fairly modest residence considering Kurt's rockstar status and lifestyle. With four large bedrooms, 5 baths, and sprawling custom landscape, 

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West Highland Drive

This sprawling 7,000 SF home is located in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood, surely doesn't fit the normal Craftsman styles we see in the Pacific Northwest. Built in 1906, it's ornate details and beautiful architecture attract neighbors and tourists alike.

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Seattle Ward House

Built in 1882, the Seattle Ward House located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, is one of the oldest homes in Seattle. It's gorgeous Victorian Gothic architecture is preserved beautifully. Initially the home was located in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood and was moved to its current location after the city threatened to demolish it and it was purchased by a lawyer with a love for historic architecture who paid to have it relocated. It currently stands proudly- reminiscent of times passed.

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Sam Hill House

If you haven't had the opportunity to pass by Seattle's notorious Sam Hill House, you're missing out. It is still one of Seattle's most expensive homes, with lavish finishes and architecture. It features soaring Pacific Northwest views and interiors to die for!

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Raymond Ogden Mansion

Located in the Madrona neighborhood, the Raymond Ogden Mansion was designed by Joseph Coté and built in 1913 as the residence of surgeon Alfred Raymond. It was later the residence of Myron W. Ogden. The gorgeous, unique brick Colonial Revival is also known as the "Belvedere" or as the Myron Ogden House. 

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