Curb Appeal Law and Legal Definition

“Curb appeal” is the general attractiveness of a house or other piece of property from the sidewalk, or the attractiveness of the exterior of a residential or commercial property. The term is often used by realtors trying to sell or evaluate a piece of property. Curb appeal plays an important role in property valuation. The term is used as an indicator of the initial appeal of a property to prospective buyers.

Curb appeal can be accomplished by any number of methods including the installation of exterior decorations, re-painting, extensive attention to the landscaping. Moreover, software is available for individuals to explore photo-realistic "virtual alterations".