It may be a cliché, but first impressions do last. As featured in an article from, even professionals in the real estate and home design and decoration industries agree with this. Houses for sale need close look before showing Image
For a house on the market, first impressions mean everything. The smallest visible blemishes — even those that can be corrected easily — can prompt potential buyers to stop looking and move on to the next address.
Homeowners who are planning to put up their house for sale should put extra attention in their house’s exteriors as it is the first thing that prospective buyers will notice.
Making the home's exterior as attractive as possible is critical because 90 percent of potential buyers will drive by the residence before making an appointment to see it, said Debbie Boggs, co-owner of BY Design Home Staging and Decorating in San Antonio.
If you want your home to look attractive and interesting to buyers, here are just a few things that you should remember, consider, and look into:
That means the front porch should be immaculate. No cobwebs or children's toys should be visible, the yard should be neatly trimmed while featuring plants of varying heights, and the front door should be freshly painted in an inviting color, such as red or glossy black, she said.
Indeed, exterior and entry doors can make a big difference—both on your home’s look and value. If your doors are rather old, outdated, or damaged, you should definitely consider installing new ones. For the best San Antonio exterior doors, contact Southwest Exteriors today.

The company is one of the most reliable contractors that specialize in doors in San Antonio. They are experienced in the installation and service of ProVia doors. These do not only add to your home’s curb appeal, but also the general comfort level around the house, so they’re valuable even if you don’t plan on selling.

(Article and Image from “Houses for sale need close look before showing”; February 2, 2014)