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Nothing worst than to view a listing with hot interiors. Can high temperatures ruin interiors
as well as showings? What do you think?
 
Posts: 9179 | Registered: Aug 14, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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yes, when I've sold, I had all french doors open and some windows. The house was always lit and ready for viewing, fortunately I don't work so I can be read to stage it and leave for viewers.
I don't have AC so turning it on isn't an issue, but if I did, I probably need to make sure it had time to cool the whole house.
Hot is stuffy, people want to run outside. Selling is making the house appeal as a home for the buyer.
 
Posts: 2438 | Location: Southern CA (Southbay) | Registered: Nov 08, 2005Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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We always cranked the heat or air so the house would feel wonderful. A hot house in summer can bring out funny smells I've noticed.
 
Posts: 2769 | Registered: Oct 19, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Pity vacant foreclosed homes without air running in Florida suffer from high interior heat.

Banks, or I should say many of them, won't allow utilities to be on because they don't want to pay for them. Poor thinking on the banks' part as high interior heat can pop wood floors and melt fan blades til they look like a droopy flower. Buyers hate to enter hot houses.

In addition, high interior heat can spread mold, even if there is even a tiny bit under a sink.

As a result, much lower offers than expected...or not sold at all due to extensive mold. Bank need to wake up. Spending a few hundred may have saved them thousands.

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