10 Ways to Spice Up Your Open House

By
Mortgage and Lending with Olympus Labs

Open houses are a great way to sell a home. They give prospective buyers the chance to see what it would be like to live in the house and try out its features. However, there is one problem with open houses: they can get boring. This blog post will discuss ten ways that you can spice up an open house for prospective buyers!

Make a List of all the Features your House has to Offer

Include everything from the number of bedrooms, bathrooms, a garage, and a backyard. The more features that you list out, the better the house will appear to buyers!

Buyers want to feel welcome when they walk into a home for sale. Make sure all of them have something cold to drink while they are looking around at your open house! You should also add snacks like chips or candy bars if any friends come along with prospective buyers. This is an inexpensive way to make everyone feel comfortable during their visit.

Add an Interactive Map

This is an excellent way to help sell the home because it will show how easy it is for buyers to find their favorite rooms in the house.

Buyers like knowing that there are other houses on the market, even if they aren't interested in buying right now. Make sure you include information about some of them at your open house! This could be by having flyers or brochures out when people come through or putting up signs with info like "Beautiful new development down the street!"

Decorate your Front Door for an Open House

Is the exterior of your home looking a little drab? If so, take some time and add bright colors or fun decorations like balloons. This will make the house stand out even more when people drive by it on their way to an open house event.

If you don't have money for any extras, do what you can with items already around your house, such as spray paint for wood doors and adding new curtains to windows. You should also display family photos if there aren't too many laying around because this could help show off how happy life is in your household!

Provide refreshments for guests

Having drinks and snacks available for guests is a great way to make them feel welcome in your home. It could be as simple as setting up a pitcher of lemonade or iced tea, or you can do something more extravagant like baking cookies. People appreciate knowing that you are trying your best to make them feel comfortable.

Beer Tastings are a Big Hit during Open Houses

Open house events are not the time to give alcoholics their favorite alcoholic beverages. Instead, consider doing something like hosting beer tastings so guests can try out various beers without getting too drunk before they leave! This is an excellent way for buyers to learn about different types of brews, and it could also help them feel more at home in the home and try new beers like Melvin Brewing.

Keep your Reception Rooms Neat and Tidy after each group leaves

You don't want prospective buyers thinking that everyone living in this house will be dirtying up all of the spaces with crumbs from food or spilling drinks everywhere when they come over. You should make sure there aren't any dishes sitting around in kitchens or countertops full of trash. This is a great way to keep your house smelling and looking clean without having to do too much work!

Put together a Video Tour that Highlights Key Selling Points

There are many videos online that you can watch to understand how this should be done. If any of your friends have experience with vlogging, ask them for help because they might know about approaching angles or lighting! You could also hire a professional videographer to take over this job if necessary. This is one way to pay off spending money because it will impress prospective buyers and leave them wanting more when all is said and done!

Include Photos on Brochures and Postcards that Show Off

The best way to sell a home is by using the power of nature! It only makes sense that you would want people to pay off spending interested in buying your property to look at what surrounds it. You could potentially use pictures from Google Maps and other online resources, but this isn't foolproof because they might not accurately show everything around there.

Use different Decorating Styles for Open House Events

People like seeing how space can be decorated differently depending upon their needs or preferences. If you have an office area or guest bedroom where someone will likely spend more time than another room, feel free to make these areas cozier with things like plush furniture and rugs instead of putting them in spaces without carpeting. You should also consider using things like flowers and candles to make rooms smell nice and inviting!

Combine Open House Events with Garage Sales

Everyone likes an excuse to have a sale, so why not combine forces? If you want other people on your street or within walking distance of your home to know about what's going on at all times, putting up signs could be helpful. This will help create more interest from locals and attract potential buyers because they might wonder if anything is interesting that they can purchase while visiting this area during their little trip!

Community gardens are good places for prospective homeowners to stop by and learn more about urban gardening possibilities (and maybe even buy some veggies while they're at it)!

The open house is a way to showcase your property and make it stand out from the others on the market. You want potential buyers to feel like they are walking through an actual home with their family, not just viewing one. I hope these ten ways you can spice up your next open house.

Comments (2)

John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Hello David Jackson, MBA these are very good list of tips to spice up an open house.

Oct 22, 2021 08:06 PM
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center 262-567-2455 - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Great information.  Thanks for sharing and make it a wonderful  day!

Oct 26, 2021 07:23 AM