As a Realtor, I have shown thousands of homes in my career. One of my biggest pet peeves is the way a home smells. Buyers can be turned off by a property simply by the way it smells. We all know that smoke and pets are the main culprits, but I want to address something worse... The Cover Up!!!!
There is nothing worse than walking into a home that smacks you in the face with scent! Overpowering air fresheners, candles, sprays, etc. When your looking at multiple homes in one day that 'smell' makes you 'smell' by the end of it (and sometimes your eyes water!). Buyers immediately assume that there's an issue somewhere in the home, and issues equal less value!!!
So how do you make your home smell nice without causing deadly fumes? Here are some great tips:
Say no to sprays!