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6 feng shui secrets to sell your home

Use plants and water to your advantage
Use plants and water to your advantage © JPagetRFPhotos/Shutterstock.com

Real estate agents will tell you to close toilet lids because no buyer wants to look into your commode.

Feng shui philosophy advocates the same thing for a different reason.

"Water represents money and the toilet is the one place where water/money escapes," Barrett says.

Instead, "You can place a small tabletop water fountain either at the entrance or in the back left corner of the home, which is the wealth corner," she says. "Moving water circulates prosperity energy throughout the home."

Another welcoming touch: "Place thriving plants and flowers in the corners of the room," Barrett says. That will "enliven the home and create harmony."

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