The holiday season has begun and while the holidays may have a well-earned reputation for being a particularly slow time of the year for real estate, home sellers should take heart – the season can be bright for them, too. You never truly know that one buyers schedule and when they will be coming to view your home, and to be honest, it only takes that one buyer to sell your home!
Subtle Scents Sell
It's the perfect time for baking sweets and everyone knows that the smell of fresh baked cookies are a great strategy for creating that homey atmosphere that all buyers are looking for. A 2012 study by researchers at Washington State University brought a different idea to the table however as the study found that while the commonly held belief that sweet smells such as baked cookies could pique buyers’ interest during a showing may not be a bad one, simple scents have actually been found to be more effective for positively influencing would-be buyers.