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Curb Appeal

Buyers buy neighborhoods and they start assessing value based on what they see as they approach your property. Nice looking homes that are situated on blighted blocks are a hard sell while rough houses on great blocks attract buyers. In

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Benvenue Ave, Oakland, CA

This home is on a highly desirable block in a top East Bay neighborhood. Curb Appeal Home owner is contracted to have shingle repair work completed on the south and west sides of the main building. As those areas will

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5922 Acacia Ave, Oakland, CA

Pre-Sale Recommendations Curb Appeal Replace missing coach light. Add mulch to planting beds and continue drought tolerate plants (same combination of grasses) around the side of the property along Quail Lane. Removed raised veggie bed, repair fountain, and add mulch

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13049 Brookpark Road, Oakland, CA

Pre-Sale Recommendations Curb Appeal Remove television antenna from roof. Power wash front walkway and driveway. Remove hose from front of house and add bench/cushions. Replace door hardware (Home Depot, Kwikset $46) Add color spots (white creeping Phlox) to palm planters.

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4268 Coolidge Ave, Oakland, CA

Pre-Sale Recommendations Entry Enhancement Remove screen door and store under house should buyer wish to reinstall. Replace door mat with long runner to create an arrival area: www.ballarddesigns.com Chevron Stripe Indoor/Outdoor Runner 2’7″-8’2″ Gray with Sand $49.00 Add three hanging

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335 Clifton St, Oakland, CA

Thoughts for maintaining and adding value to this classic Rockridge bungalow. Addition/Renovation Step back for second story additions for a subtle “always been there” look. Use a vintage color scheme to highlight architecturally interesting elements. Contractor – Big Red Construction,

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2949 Chestnut St, Oakland, CA

This home has been a hangout for the extended family for many years. Recommend painting immediately to alter the appearance so people stop coming and going at will. We are limited on color options due to the roof color but

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