Amazon’s annual sale event returns Tuesday and Wednesday. Here are some of the Amazon Prime Day items real estate agents can scoop up at a discount for terrific buyer closing gifts.
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Amazon’s Prime Day sale is back Tuesday and Wednesday, creating an opportunity for agents to stock up on that perfect closing gift — at a steep discount.
The company’s annual sale event is for Amazon Prime subscribers. For real estate agents who have the service already, Inman has compiled a list of some of the top deals for items that might thrill a client as a closing gift.
Of course, it’s important to tailor a closing gift to the individual buyer.
As you get to know your clients over the home search process, you’ll likely learn a few things about what they’ll need — or want — heading into their next homes. Whether you’re speaking with them over the phone or at a showing, scribble down a note when a client’s side comment raises an idea for the perfect gift.
Most of the Prime Day deals below will cost about $50 or less after the discount. For home purchases when the agent makes a particularly hefty commission, a more expensive gift might be appropriate.
One more thing: These deals were accurate as of Monday; prices and availability may change.
Here are some of the biggest Prime Day deals on popular household items that agents might consider for a closing gift.
A smarter home than the last
Some of Prime Day’s biggest discounts this year are for smart-home technology.
1. Video doorbell
For the buyer looking to upgrade from a home’s traditional doorbell, this Blink video doorbell allows two-way audio communication, HD video and motion alerts, all operated from an app.
Price after discount: $50.98 — 40% off list price
2. Smart thermostat
If the home has a manual thermostat, this Amazon Smart Thermostat could provide a welcome upgrade that can save clients money and provide an extra level of convenience.
Price after discount: $41.99 — 30% off
3. Smart speaker and lighting system
The Amazon Echo Dot system can be a first foray into voice-controlled speakers and lighting. At nearly 70 percent off, this is one of the most heavily-discounted items on sale for Prime Day.
Price after discount: $19.99 — 69% off
4. Fitness tracker
Amazon is also offering price discounts on its FitBit competitor, the Halo View fitness tracker. Buyers who prefer an active lifestyle might appreciate this gift.
Price after discount: $44.99 — 44% off
A better backyard
Agents can give their clients a head start on enjoying their new backyard with these thoughtful gifts.
5. Mosquito repeller device
A new homeowner will be eager to enjoy their home’s outdoor areas, free of unwanted pests. This Thermacell Portable Mosquito Repeller keeps biting insects at bay without the need for a spray, an open flame or an unpleasant scent.
Price after discount: $24.49 — 30% off
6. Patio umbrella
Sometimes it’s best to stay out of the sun while enjoying the outdoors. If the new home’s patio isn’t already covered, a Sunvivi patio umbrella might offer the shade a buyer is looking for.
Price after discount: $63.99 — 20% off
7. Gas fire pit
For a higher-commission purchase, this Prime Day discount might put a higher-end gift in reach. This Ciays gas fire pit will add a warmer feel for those outdoor gatherings in the fall and spring.
Price after discount: $177.99 — 19% off
For the proud new pool owner
A swimming pool can be a big draw for the right buyer, and so can technology that improves the pool-ownership experience.
8. Floating bluetooth speaker
New pool owners can kick back and swim around with their favorite music on in the background with this waterproof, floating speaker system from IPX7.
Price after discount: $29.99 — 45% off
9. Robot pool cleaner
For the buyer of a dream home with a pool — and the agent who landed the big commission — this AIPER robotic pool cleaner can be a gift that reduces the hassle of pool ownership.
Price after discount: $299.97 — 19% off
The high life for their pets
A family’s furry friends are often a big part of their home decision. Think of their pets when considering a closing gift.
10. Automatic pet water fountain
This PetSafe Drinkwell Water Fountain will have one or multiple pets refilling their water bowls in style.
Price after discount: $64.95 — 13% off
11. Dog stairs
High furniture can be a dangerous prospect, especially for some older dogs. Help them join their human friends on the couch or bed with these PetSafe CozyUp folding dog stairs.
Price after discount: $36.95 — 41% off
A fresh start in the kitchen
A move to a new home can mean a fresh start for certain kitchen devices. See if your client is in the market for any of these handy kitchen items.
12. Pressure cooker
This Instant Pot 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker can provide a huge hand in preparing a wide variety of recipes.
Price after discount: $74.95 — 25% off
13. Air fryer
An air fryer like this Instant Pot Vortex Pro offers options for rotisserie and convection cooking, roasting, baking, dehydrating and reheating.
Price after discount: $119.95 — 29% off
14. Multi-speed blender
The GE Five-Speed Blender can be an especially helpful gift for a client whose kitchen appliances may be getting a bit older heading into the move.
Price after discount: $79.00 — 34% off
15. Coffee maker with timer
Another device that movers may want to swap out before moving into a new kitchen might be the essential coffee maker, such as this model from GE.
Price after discount: $49.00 — 38% off
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