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See also: curb-appeal
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- (idiomatic) The visual attractiveness which a house, commercial establishment, or other real estate property has when initially seen by a prospective buyer or other person standing in front of the property "at the curb".
- 2009 October 21, Francesca Levy, “Home Of The Week”, in Forbes, retrieved 31 July 2011:
- [A] brand-new landscaped lawn complete with picket fence boosts the classic home's curb appeal.
- 2011 July 26, Julie Satow, “Class-Consciousness in the Office Building Market”, in New York Times, retrieved 31 July 2011:
- Among the criteria brokers use to classify office buildings are age, location, curb appeal, tenancy, building infrastructure and ownership.
- (idiomatic) The visual attractiveness of an automobile, as seen from street level.
- 2008 January 7, Chris Woodyard, “Hyundai offers up luxury car”, in USA Today, retrieved 31 July 2011:
- Hyundai hopes Genesis will lure the well-heeled with curb appeal even if it lacks snob appeal.
- 2009 October 1, Douglas Kott, “2008 Cadillac CTS vs. 2007 Infiniti G35 Sport”, in Road and Track, retrieved 31 July 2011:
- The G35's exterior styling . . . looks suitably sporty but lacks the Caddy's curb appeal.
- (attractiveness of real estate): street appeal
- “curb appeal”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.