When preparing to show a Point Grey home for sale, take the time to make sure the house is neat and clean. Put away dishes and laundry. Put away any toys as well. Floors should be swept or vacuumed. Another important detail you don’t want to miss, which is not always obvious, is odor. Because you become accustomed to odors over time, you may be oblivious of the fact that your home has an unpleasant aroma. Visitors, however, will detect a bad odor right away.
Every potential buyer will immediately notice the scent of your home. A strong or unpleasant scent will deter a buyer from making an offer, or they will bid lower than what you wanted. Visitors tend to remember the scent of your home. The memory of an unpleasant house odor can overshadow all of the other appealing attributes of your home. You want potential buyers to leave your home remembering how nice your home smelled.
At least one day before showing your home, get rid of anything that can give off an unpleasant odor. If you have animals, are an inside smoker, or are concerned about strong odors lingering about, consider renting an ionizer to remove any odors. Even if you are confident that do not have any strong odors, it is still a good idea to:
Once you have rid your home of unpleasant odors, refrain from doing anything that may bring them back.
Do not attempt to cover up bad odors. Spraying air freshener in the kitchen after cooking fish will only intensify an already unpleasant odor. Eliminate bad odors first, then try these scent-enhancing ideas:
Making your Point Grey home for sale pleasant for all the senses could increase the number of interested buyers. If you would like more tips on preparing your home to entice buyers, feel free to contact us.
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