Spanish Style Homes

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal: "Phantom" Screens

    You can increase your living space by adding screens to your porch or courtyard, like these from Phantom Screens, that are practically invisible. They recess into arches and columns and are only…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Colorful, Drought Resistant Plants

    Andrew Epstein of Greenscape Landscape and Design suggests using colorful pots and drought-resistant plants to keep with the Mediterranean theme while being respectful of the environment.   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Colorful Plants

    "Many Mediterranean-style homes in the United States are often found in warmer climates. That means that trees and shrubs around your Mediterranean-style home are likely to grow much more…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Lighter, Brighter Look

    Here's another example of the contemporary edge with a fresh vibe and lighter, brighter look that most buyers want, even on the most classic Mediterranean homes, according to top Los…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal: Gated Entry

    Branden and Raynie Williams of Williams Estates say, “The look is completed with a beautiful main gate, which could either be a heavy, reclaimed wood or iron." This is an especially good idea…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Keep it Clean

    “Most buyers want even the most classic Mediterranean to have a contemporary edge to give it a fresh vibe and lighter, brighter look,” according to top Los Angeles realtors Branden and…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Low Walls

    John Barrentine of the RED Real Estate Group at Keller Williams/Larchmont is a big fan of low garden walls to “create intimate spaces or living landscape dividers that create restful vignettes.…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Warm Colors

    The experts at BEHR paints suggest, “Colors that work well for Mediterranean style stucco homes vary from white to warm gray to rich tones of light gold and brick."   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Wrought Iron Upkeep

    Improving Mediterranean curb appeal involves attending to wrought iron balconies, gates and fixtures with a fresh eye, and perhaps repainting with a product like Behr’s Alkyd Semi Gloss Enamel,…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Small Home Savvy

    Smaller Mediterranean-style homes look warm and inviting with authentic use of color on the exterior, tiles and flower pots.   See the Image