While many agree that hosting an open house is an excellent way to get potential buyers through your door, it is still a heavily debated topic between homeowners and real estate professionals. Truthfully, there are pros and cons to choosing to have or forgo an open house. Having a strong understanding of these pros and cons can help you make an informed decision. Pros Increased exposure – Perhaps more important than having open houses is gaining exposure for your home. While a sale may not come directly from an open house, you will undoubtedly gain exposure from ads, street signs, and promotions for your open house . Low pressure environment – Open houses are usually very laid back and give potential buyers an […]
Hosting an open house is a great way to get lots of potential buyers through your door. You just need to make sure your home is ready to be seen. It’s important for buyers to envision how they will use your space. Sometimes the best way to prepare is to stage your home so that it looks inviting but not too lived in. To get ready for an open house, use these tips: Clean Up Too much stuff on the kitchen counter or other surfaces can turn buyers off. Clutter makes it hard for visitors to picture themselves and their stuff in your home. You should consider putting some of your excess things in storage. A thorough cleaning should be […]
When you put your home on the market, you want it to get as much attention as it can. One timeless way to get noticed and let potential buyers connect with your home is by holding an open house. Today, most homebuyers start their search online, but that doesn’t mean that an open house is no longer a valuable sales tool. A National Association of Realtors survey found that 45% of homebuyers said they used open houses as a major source of information as part of their home search. If you decide to hold an open house, these tips can help ensure that it’s a success. Market the Open House If you’ve driven through Pinecrest on a Sunday recently, you’ve […]
7411 SW 176 Street I recently posted about my new listing in Palmetto Bay, 7411 SW 176 Street, (please click here to view the post.) We will be holding this wonderful home open on Sunday afternoon, between 3:00-5:00 P.M. Please come by and join us! Please click here for the virtual tour. Contact us for more information or to schedule a showing. Drew Kern EWM Realty International Chairman’s Club-Diamond Level Top ½ of 1% of Realtors Nationwide
Pine Shores Open House – 10740 SW 121 Street My listing located at 10740 SW 121 Street will be open this Sunday between 3:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M. I have previously written about this home in Pine Shores, (you can find that post here) and it truly is a great find in this area. Interested in purchasing a home, or wondering what yours might be worth? Contact us for a complimentary analysis of your home!
This week is Welcome Home Week, a statewide celebration of the benefits for home owning in Florida. The Sunshine state is attracting more buyers now than ever and it’s not just for our beaches, boating, and culture. Both foreigners and locals know it’s a great time to buy in South Florida with historically low prices and aggressive interest rates. This week you can expect to see lots of open houses, especially today and all throughout the weekend. Take a drive through your favorite neighborhoods and take a peek in some of these homes. Maybe you will find that right home at the right price you never dreamed you could own. Wednesday Open Houses- 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. We will be kicking off this TODAY with 2 open houses for 2 of our listings which we consider to be GREAT family homes in […]