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Add curb appeal to your home

Get the best-looking house on the block and ratchet up its value wiith smart exterior upgrades. From This Old House Magazine.

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2. Garden: Attention-grabbing flowering plants, such as hydrangea, catmint and dragon's blood, draw the eye into the front garden, as does the broken flagstone path that curves through it.

3. Lighting: Low pagoda-style lanterns in the garden add depth and sparkle to the landscape design.

4. Fence: A lattice-topped cedar board fence encloses the garden, which is set into a large side yard, directing attention and foot traffic toward the entry.

Value Added: 10 percent

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