Air freshener, coffee, baked goods or smelly socks … when selling your home which smell results in the highest price?Real estate agents have been bantering about it for years, if not decades, and the jury has always been out.
Realestate.com.au teamed up with chef Gary Mehigan and aroma specialist Dr. Megan Thornton to find out once and for all which smell makes more money for home sellers. The commissioned research inspired by scientific research involved 44 people inspecting a property in “scent groups”.
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The results are surprising, and delicious.
1. Citrus scent $850,250
2. Gary’s brownies $821,250
3. Gary’s bread $808,750
4. Coffee $785,000
5. Gary’s roast chicken $749,500
6. Smelly socks $745,750