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There’s nothing worse than walking into a house and being welcomed with a questionable odor. Homeowners get used to smells their home may have after living there for some time and don’t realize that others will notice any smell the second they walk in. Before your next home showing, make sure your client clears the house of any lingering odors and replaces them pleasant ones that inspire pleasing memories. Here are some ideas for freshening up a house with smells that will bring in the buyers: Light the way Candles …

Even the most successful real estate agents can recall suffering stinging failures at some point in their career. If anything, success in this business is as much about bouncing back from setbacks and disappointments as it is scoring big wins. First, is it your failure? Before you start analyzing the failure, it’s worth asking yourself whether it was truly your failure or simply an unfortunate situation that was out of your hands. Is it your fault that a buyer backed out of a deal at the last second? Or that …

The real estate business is hard. When business is good, it’s easy to get worn down. When business is slow, it’s easy to lose hope. What’s important to remember is that the challenges you’re facing are shared by just about everybody else in the industry. The greatest agents have all faced setbacks, but it’s through determination and a passion for the job that they persevered. Here are a number of quotes from a variety of folks about real estate. Some serve as advice for agents, while others underscore the importance …