Your open house helps me more than it helps you
goodluz/Shutterstock The majority of visitors aren’t buyers—they’re nosy neighbors—and that gives me an opportunity to hand out my card and possibly gain new clients.
viennetta/Shutterstock Plug-in air fresheners are a turnoff to a lot of people. If you want your house to smell good, bake cookies right before a showing. Plus, try these 52 things that make your home look more expensive.
Don’t turn people away because of a mess
Monika-Wisniewska/Shutterstock If you get a call saying that some buyers want to see your house in 15 minutes, let them in even if it’s a bit messy. Those last-minute types typically make impulsive decisions, and they just might decide to buy a house that day. But you should turn down these 32 home upgrades that are a huge waste of money.