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Does staging matter, odours in the home

Dear David, Some open houses look like model homes and some don’t. They all seem to sell, does the presentation make much difference? – SKEPTICAL DEAR SKEPTICAL: A home that is priced correctly will sell, whether or not it has been staged. That said, homes that are staged tend to sell for more money.  According

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House Odours, Buyer Representation Agreement, First Mortgage

Dear David, We’re putting our house on the market next week. I’ve scrubbed it top to bottom to help it seem fresh, but it still smells stuffy and stale. What should I do? – Breath of Fresh Air Dear Fresh, With cooking smells, animals and windows that are closed up tight, it can be challenging

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