Portland, Oregon (WiredPRNews.com) — A notice taped to the door of a home which real estate agent Kirk Griswold of Lake Real Estate was showing as an open house guaranteed a chilled lemonade with a tour to beat the heat when the temperature in Seattle reached 92 degrees. Griswold said during the June’s open house season in Greenwood ,“I have never offered lemonade before, but it is so hot.”
Home sellers along with their agents are trying hard to lure in home buyers by using financial incentives such as sweet treats and refreshing beverages. The inspiration for the added incentives is clear: lure buyers in with small indulgences and even lofty incentives to entice them to look at the home for sale.
According to Northwest Multiple Listing Service, this summer recorded the smallest inventory rise since 2007. Most recent months have recorded a rise by almost fifty percent. The trader of the Bothell Home is organizing a reverse auction where he promised to decrease the price every week until the home is sold.
Several brokers are presenting cars, furniture, cash bonuses and special financing. John F. Buchan Homes came into the limelight when he presented a membership worth $100,000 consisting of a private jet and non-contingent proposals on the property worth more than $1.2 million.
The largest home makers of the state, Quadrant Homes, presented home purchasers bonuses of roughly $45,000 in addition to interest rates purchase down, upgrades, free finish and cash for the closing cost.
Agents and with their sellers are working hard in order to fix homes, having them professionally photographed and staged.
According to Mary Schile, inviting scents such as cookies and brownies enables the hungry buyers to take a break as well as chat. One personal touch which got more common in recent years is a letter from the potential buyers talking about themselves and how much they like the house.
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