Opening More Doors on Homes for Sale in College Station, Texas

By
Real Estate Agent with BCR (Brazosland Classic Realty)

In thinking about home and family, home sellers often may overlook the front entry door. Familiarity may cause them to think of other things when they see the door. Rest assured, though, when potential buyers come to their home for the first time, this is one of the first things they might study as they are waiting for the door to be opened. Along these lines, it may behoove or benefit home sellers to consider the door sheltering their family from life beyond their front porch. When visiting friends, do you ever notice their front door?

What types of doors make an instant good impression upon you? Perhaps ones with windows, cut glass, carved wood, arched, or ones with decorative, brass accents? There are many types of doors available these days. Finding just the right one for the entry, if you feel a change is in order, may give their home greater curb appeal. Also, you may want home sellers to think about the door casing and trim as well.  

Here in College Station, Texas, homes' curb appeal may be enhanced by having an attractive front door.  As we know, some home buyers take the curb appeal of the home into their purchase considerations.  An impressive entry door could be the deciding factor to cause home buyers to see that the home has the pizazz necessary to satisfy their tastes.

Counseling your clients to spend a hour on a weekend touching up the appearance of the door unit may pay them--and you--dividends later. In fact, it may be a good idea to pressure wash the exterior of the entire house when preparing it for sale–if it needs to be freshened. This may be key in opening the door of a good sale for you.  Happy Selling! 

Comments (1)

Kay Perry
Kay Perry, Broker - College Station, TX
Terrific blog.  Lots of great ideas.  Now I know why one house I looked at this week didn't have any curb appeal...it WAS the door.  When I'm standing there waiting to get into a house, I always notice the doors and surrounding areas around the porch.....I especially watch out for wasps and stinging bugs.  Thanks for the well-worded comments on doors.
Nov 06, 2007 06:30 AM