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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 …

Fall is here, which means home sales are typically a tad slower than during the previous few months. What does that mean for a hardworking real estate agent? You just got to work a little bit harder to sell those houses! Season-appropriate home staging is one of the most important things to focus on. Here are some ideas to consider. Lights, lights, lights As noted by ForSaleByOwner, it’s important to brighten up the home as the days get shorter. Leave lights on for visiting buyers –– don’t make them walk …

Millennials are only going to become a more important buyer demographic in the coming years, as even more of those born in the 1980’s and 90’s settle down to start families. Not all young people are looking for the same living situation, but there are certain things that millennials are more likely to care about than their elders. Coffee shops How close is the nearest Starbucks? Or, for that matter, is Starbucks the only coffee joint nearby? There are plenty of young people who don’t even drink coffee, but there …