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Struggling to Sell Your Home?

Just like first impressions, curb appeal is critical for garnering buyer attention and selling quickly for top dollar.

By Murphy Home BuyersPublished 3 months ago 4 min read

Well, curb appeal might be the ingredient you're missing. Curb appeal is just what it sounds like... it's the perspective that prospective buyers get when driving by your house or viewing it from the curb.

And just like first impressions, curb appeal is critical for garnering buyer attention and selling quickly for top dollar.

So... is YOUR curb appealing?

At Murphy Home Buyers, we pride ourselves on being the top San Antonio Home Buyers. We've been helping people sell their homes for quite some time in San Antonio, and here are some of the most common mistakes that home-sellers make when it comes to curb appeal.

Car in The Driveway Having a car in the driveway signals that someone is home. Most buyers prefer some privacy while perusing a property. It also makes it difficult for the prospective buyer to imagine it as being THEIR home... since someone else's car is in the driveway.

Bad Paint Job Obviously, a fresh coat of paint is a high priority to help make a good first impression. To buyers, peeling paint feels like a sign that the home hasn't been taken care of properly.

Poorly Kept Lawn The lawn is one of the keys to creating great curb appeal. A well-kept yard indicates that a property has been well-cared for and it also increases the overall desirability of the home.

Decluttering can also make a huge difference! 

Quite a bit of progress can be made in just 10 minutes by following some simple steps.

From our years of experience in real estate over at Murphy Home Buyer, here's what we recommend.

List Your Rooms From Least Dirty To Dirtiest The first step is to make a list of the rooms or areas of the house that need to be cleaned. Start with the easiest room and work your way toward the most-cluttered. This helps with getting into the cleaning flow.

Prepare To Get Rid Of Stuff There's no way around it. To declutter your home, you'll have to get rid of some stuff. So expect to, and be ready to, make decisions about what's staying and what's going.

Purchase Storage Containers A great way to make a home less cluttered while also keeping some of the things you love is by purchasing elegant storage containers. There are containers that fit in with bookshelves or even act as a desk or nightstand. Get creative!

Take Baby Steps Everything doesn't need to be done in one day. Spend just 30 minutes per day cleaning and you'll be surprised at how quickly your home becomes decluttered.

Hope that helps!

But if you'd rather just skip the hassle of creating good curb appeal and decluttering, then give us a call at (210) 361-0245 and we'll make you a fair cash offer on your home. Sell your house fast San Antonio - we'll buy it as-is and we can close in as little as two weeks!).

A little about Murphy Home Buyers:

We are local San Antonio residents that focus on buying properties off-market (with no commissions) for cash. We are not “flippers” or “investors” looking to pay pennies on the dollar. We are local Texans with families and we focus on buying rental properties. This allows us to make fair market value offers based on comparable sales and needed repairs.

We can buy your house directly from you, without a realtor, and without any hassle or delays.

When we buy a house, we pay cash, and there are no commissions.

Meet Our Team:

Aaron - Owner Aaron originally moved here 7 years ago and has called San Antonio home ever since. Aaron moved here for what he thought would be a stepping stone in his career and fell in love with the city and the people here so much that he’ll likely never leave.

He is a licensed real estate agent (lic#714044) and really enjoys the diversity and character of houses in the different neighborhoods throughout San Antonio. His weekends are regularly spent working around the house (or a friend's house) on renovation projects. When he's not working, he’s likely house watching whatever sporting event is on that night, Go Spurs Go!

Jason - Owner Jason moved to San Antonio four years ago while serving in the United States Air Force. Within months the city’s history, culture, and outdoors quickly captured his heart. Now he is proud to call San Antonio, Texas his home!

The blend of older homes and newer homes creates a unique and diverse beauty in South Central Texas which is why Jason loves working with homes. When he is not working, you’ll likely catch him outdoors enjoying the greenway trails and lakes or on the search for some delicious food. If you have any food recommendations, be sure to let Jason know!

Who is Murphy? Murphy is my pup. He unfortunately passed away last summer suddenly due to illness. However he was one of the most loving and loyal dogs I’ve ever met. My hope is that the service provided by Murphy Home Buyers will be representative of loyalty, trust, and joy that Murphy displayed daily.


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Murphy Home Buyers

We are local San Antonio residents that focus on buying properties off-market (with no commissions) for cash. We are not “flippers” or “investors” looking to pay pennies on the dollar.

San Antonio House Buyers

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