Flower, Sour, Sweat, Wet and Weird Smells Bring the House Down
By Stephanie Cavanaugh
Special to The Washington Post
The group of real estate agents finished the tour of a house that was about to come on the market and fled, holding their noses.
"It smelled like urine," sniffed one of the agents, who spoke anonymously because she wants to remain in the business. "I don't know what . . . they were doing in there. Some of these houses I don't think they ever opened a door or window. It's a big petri dish."