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The top 10 tips every homeowner should know are

Create the illusion of space by rearranging the furniture. Try different combinations or remove and store pieces that make it feel crowded.

Arrange the furniture in living areas into intimate groupings that suggest entertaining and ideal conversational settings.

Add decorative pillows and slipcovers in warm neutral tones to hide flaws and make pieces blend.

Eliminate clutter. Store or get rid of appliances, gadgets, newspaper, mail or anything that takes up space or distracts attention.

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Paint walls in inviting neutral colors to cover up flaws and freshen rooms.

Add small luxurious touches to bathroom and bedrooms. Think plush towels, fresh flowers, high-end bed linens, and pretty bath soaps.

Unpleasant odors can turn your guest off. The source of the most common problem odor is pets, smoking, cooking, and mold or mildew. The nice fragrance smells, coming from your home are inviting and nothing smells better than clean!

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Plants add an aura of softness and warmth to any room. large or small, real or silk they’re a favorite in any home.

Sprinkle baking soda directly onto carpets, rugs, and sofas to eliminate odors then let it sit for at 30 minutes before vacuuming.

A bowl of vinegar placed in a room for a day or two will help neutralize smoke odors.

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