An open house can be a great tool in the process of selling your home but there are certain things you can do to help boost the success. You also need to keep in mind that the buyer of your home statistically will not attend the open house but the people that do attend will tell their family and friends who will also pass on information, so it is important to get people to attend.
A frequent question that sellers ask is how buyers search for homes? It used to be that you would find homes in the newspaper, in those free magazines at the supermarket or the gas station, Realtors has mls books the size of a jumbo telephone book and so on. Now with the boom in technology, the whole method of searching for a home has changed. The 2011 National Association of REALTORS® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers found the following to be how buyers search for homes today:
Information sources used in home search:
It’s Cherry time this weekend! I have open houses at both of my listings on Cherry Path in Rosemount – both will be open from 2:30 – 4 pm on Sunday, June 10. Stop by and take a look if you are interested in a nice townhome.
I am also having an open house from 12-1:30pm at my listing www.1891DaytonAvenue.info in St. Paul’s Merriam Park. This is a gorgeous Queen Anne style home that has been renovated from top to bottom.
Hope to see you Sunday and please forward this information if you know anyone looking for homes like these!
Looking for a great home searching app for your mobile device? Search all homes in the Twin Cities today by downloading the new Results Radar App. It’s free useful and fun to use! Search and see open houses and all the homes that are for sale. Click here for the link to download the app to your mobile device!
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