Open Houses There are two types:
You and your listing agent will pick the time and date for an open house. In order to give the agent access to your home, you may wish to keep a key at his or her office, or in a lockbox. It’s a good idea to:
But you may wish to stay behind. If you do stay, be sure to:
Needless to say, clean counts with open houses. A general rule is that clean, uncluttered and well-lit spaces look larger and more attractive. People will naturally want to buy a house that is clean and well cared for. Other ToolsYour agent also has other tools at his or her disposal: The "For Sale" sign on your front lawn. This is how most buyers find homes. Your lawn sign is a "silent salesperson," constantly telling everyone that your home is for sale.Advertising your home in the real estate section of your local newspaper or in your local real estate board publication. Even though your home may not be shown in every issue, you can count on your agent to always suggest your property to buyers who are looking for a home like yours.