Experts say that when staging homes, sellers and real estate agents need to consider that while they are used to the home’s odor, it will smell different to prospective buyers. To ensure a fresh smell, they should immediately take out food-related trash, grind lemon quarters in the garbage disposal, and use odor-eliminating sprays rather than air fresheners. Sellers should avoid cooking fried foods because the greasy odor lingers in the air. They also should not cook broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, and other cruciferous vegetables that have strong odors. However, an inviting aroma for open houses can be created by baking or warming cookies an hour beforehand. | Read More