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10 Tricks for Hosting an Open House...
Here’s what you can do to get your home ready for its big reveal.
Few words get home buyers more excited than these two: open house.
An open house is their opportunity to give your house a whirl. To wiggle the light switches. To admire the crown molding. To, y’know, awkwardly ask to use the bathroom. (Which, by the way, savvy buyers will totally do — because they’ll want to test how the water pressure holds up when they give the toilet a flush.)
For you, seller, an open house is a chance to throw open the doors. To dazzle buyers with the big reveal. To make someone fall head over heels for your charming abode.
These tricks can help you make your open house a massive hit.
1. Time It Right:
Your agent will typically hold an open house for two to three hours between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, when buyers have time and flexibility away from their jobs. To maximize your foot traffic, avoid having your open house during holidays, big community events (marathon days, for example), or unofficial “holidays” like Super Bowl Sunday.
2. Let Your Agent Take the Lead:
In your own personal Open House Show, your real estate agent ... more
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