It looks pretty nice, and we've gotten compliments on the appearance. But it looks a bit blander than it did--I think there's no doubt that the house's exterior has lost a bit of its personality.
The shutters on the upstairs windows don't quite match the trim. We knew this going in, but I'm still uncertain about how much it bothers me.
I think I've just hit a new record for Largest Personal Check I've Written. This check is about 75% of the size of the check I used to close on our house--but that was a cashier's check, not a personal check.