When the weather outside is frightful, you want prospective home buyers to think your house is delightful - particularly in regard to warmth.

One key to selling your house in winter is making sure the property is warm and inviting. Not only does this improve their comfort, but it may also encourage guest to stay longer.

After stepping in from the cold, guests want a warm welcome, so make sure your heat is turned on to a comfortable temperature. A programmable thermostat can help if you're not going to be home when prospective buyers visit.

Also, if you have a fireplace, fire it up and place furniture around it to create a cozy feeling.

Stay tuned for more home inspection and winter home selling tips.