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I need help with materials, colors, etc. to update the exterior of a 1940's home for resale purposes. I have tried looking up Exterior Designers, have called contractors, and can't find the help I need. What should I be looking under? I need awnings, siding, color choices, material and design suggestions.
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You don't need to do all that to sell. You will only get a small portion of your money back.

Talk to a local realtor before you do anything.
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I know I do not have to. But I want it to look better for the last few years we live here, and I want to sell it as already flipped versus at the unflipped prices. All we have left is the outside and redo the kitchen for the 3rd time. Both things I want for me why I still have to stay here.
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Try looking for a Color Consultant Home Exterior via Google. Otherwise, I'd try an architect or possibly a landscape designer. Some of the shows where they do home exteriors the entire concept is done by the landscape designer or landscape architect.

Here is one I found in my area.

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Thanks Sparky. Those are some ideas I'll try right away.
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