An open house can be a wonderful way to show your home to potential buyers who want to take a closer look at what your property offers. While many people stand behind the positive results that can come from an open house, others believe there are better ways to show a home. Do open houses work when selling a home? Let’s take a closer look!

💻 Would buyers rather use social media?

Some people believe that buyers would rather use social media sites like Facebook to learn about houses for sale. While social media is a wonderful way to market your listing, it does not take the place of a an open house or private showing where they can see more details.

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💵 Do buyers make offers at an open house?

Many real estate agents will confirm that open houses bring in buyers who would not otherwise see the home. After an open house, it’s not unusual for a serious buyer to set up a private showing and make an offer on the home.

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🔒 What about privacy at an open house?

While some sellers are concerned about the idea of an open house because they don’t want strangers and curious neighbors inside of their homes, most real estate agents are extremely security conscious when holding an open house. It is a good idea to store valuables and medications out of sight during an open house.

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💲 Can an open house bring higher offers?

As a competitive marketing tool, open houses create a sense of urgency among buyers who are able to see and hear when others are interested in the property. This competition can often bring in higher offers from buyers who want to make their offer more appealing than any others.

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⌚ Are open houses a waste of time?

When it comes to homes for sale, there’s plenty of information online when it comes to listing details and photographs, but there’s no substitute for seeing a house in person. For this reason, open houses can be a worthwhile marketing technique that proves valuable and is worthy of the time is takes to plan.

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Do Open Houses Work When Selling a Home?
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