The sweet smell of success

Date Published 12 July 2017

At Case McNair we know first impressions count - whether it`s a job interview, a date or viewing a property.

Home buyers nowadays make even quicker snap judgements than they did a decade ago.
We constantly find that buyers want properties that not only appeal to their eyes but also their noses.

I`m sure you`ve read or heard about how properties where the smell of coffee brewing or freshly baked bread makes viewers swoon.

However, in the real world it`s highly unlikely that you`ll have an endless stream of homemade loaves in the oven or a constant cafetiere on the go – unless you`re selling a coffee shop of course.

Realistically the best way to create an instant positive impact on once someone`s sense of smell when they have stepped through your front door is a combination or ALL of the following:

• Fresh flowers – not only look good they smell good.
• Freshly painted walls – always a good investment when preparing a property for sale.
• Clean crisp bed sheets and don`t forget there are some fantastically subtle plug-in air fresheners are on the market now.

The smells to avoid like an overflowing fish bin on the hottest day of the year include:

• Stale tobacco.
• Food caddies which are full of old food in the kitchen.
• Cheap and nasty air fresheners.
• Old cat litter, damp dog blankets and any other animal related smells.

Put simply nice smells sell while stale air fails.

Thanks for reading,

Case McNair

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