smell Archive

On Second Thought, Don’t Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies for the Open House!

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine A favorite real estate tip: When prepping a home for a showing, whip up some chocolate chip cookies to fill the home with that rich, inviting, tasty smell. Who wouldn’t want to sit...

Give Your Listing the “Sniff” Test

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey When you step into a home, one of the first things you often notice is the smell. Does it smell new or clean? Or does it reek of the family’s pets or yesterday’s dinner? How have...
January 6, 2010