Texas Real EstateSpend some time making the entryway of your house attractive. It will be the first impression your buyers see when they first walk into the house.

Burleson TX House Buyers: First impressions are undoubtedly important no matter what you are doing or who you are trying to impress. Selling your house is no exception. It is crucial to make a great showing to any buyer who walks into your home for a closer look. Assuming that you have done the necessary sprucing up of the exterior to lure buyers inside, your next and very critical moment will be their first step through your front entryway.

A drab or even shabby looking entryway will stick in the buyers’ minds and they may offer you much less than what you are asking. A great first impression will tell them that the house is indeed one of quality and attractively appointed.

If you’ve attracted them with how the house looks from the street, give them the second pleasant surprise when they walk through the front door and into the living space inside. Their impression of the house will begin at the entrance. A drab or even shabby looking entryway will stick in the buyers’ minds and they may offer you much less than what you are asking. A great first impression will tell them that the house is indeed one of quality and attractively appointed. That should get you a better offer.

People psychologically are more willing to pay decent money for something that they see as a good quality product. Your house is a product that will cost the buyer more money than anything else he may buy in his entire life. It should look like he’s getting his money’s worth.

  • It should look like he’s getting his money’s worth.
  • Tile is a winner and you can use either marble, granite, synthetic, or ceramic.
  • Add a few nice plants.

So what makes for an impressive entry? Tile is a winner and you can use either marble, granite, synthetic, or ceramic. The type of tile you use isn’t important as they all do a good job of making a great first impression. If you have a light fixture there, replace it if your current one is dull, outdated, and unimpressive. A nice, bright light is best.

Add a few nice plants. Trees are best and can be real or silk, although real trees are preferable. Put down a nice, neutral area over part of the tile. Add a piece of furniture to the area if there is room. Telephone tables, a bench with storage for boots and hats, a chest of drawers, or a buffet table are examples of what you can put in your entry way. If the area needs to be painted, consider using any shade of yellow that is complimentary to the rest of the house. Yellow works well with most color themes and shows an initial impression of bright and light, which are great selling points.

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John Pribble

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