Helpful tips for a successful open house



May 16, 2023

If you're a real estate agent hosting an open house, it's important to make a good impression on potential buyers. Here are some popular open house tips to help you do just that:

1. Clean and declutter

Before the open house, clean the house thoroughly and declutter any unnecessary items. A clean and organized home will help potential buyers envision themselves living there.

2. Create a welcoming environment

Make the home look inviting by adding some fresh flowers, plants, and a bowl of fruit. Set the temperature at a comfortable level, and turn on soft background music.

3. Highlight the home's best features

Make sure to showcase the home's best features, such as a beautiful view, high ceilings, or a large kitchen. You can also create a list of upgrades and improvements.

4. Provide refreshments

Offer snacks and drinks to visitors to make them feel welcome and encourage them to stay longer. This can also give you an opportunity to engage with potential buyers and answer any questions they may have.

5. Use signage

Use signage to guide potential buyers to the property, and provide clear instructions on where to park. You can also use signage inside the home to point out important features.

6. Be prepared to answer questions

Be ready to answer any questions potential buyers may have about the home, neighborhood, or local schools. Know the property's history and be able to provide information on the home's age, past renovations, and any other relevant details.

7. Discuss the convienent offer process

Let potential buyers know you can execute and bind offers quickly with digital offer forms, electronic signatures, and DepositLink. Download the DepositLink Buyer Overview Sheet to share at your open houses.

8. Follow up

After the open house, follow up with potential buyers to gauge their interest in the property and answer any additional questions they may have. This can be done via email or phone.

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