Open House Tips: Yes, it's happening again!

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Believe it or not, the market is shifting AGAIN, and there are more open houses to help promote a listing. If you're selling, here are a few good practices to follow as you prepare for an #OpenHouse. You want to leave a good impression on your visitors, after all! Here are some of those etiquettes:


✅Declutter your home. Simple and minimalistic is best!

✅Clean, clean, clean! There’s almost nothing worse than walking into a dirty home.

✅Get rid of lingering smells. This one doesn’t need any more explanation.

✅Remove personal photos & belongings. You want the potential buyers to imagine themselves in the home — not picture what your life was like in the home.

✅Provide light Covid-friendly refreshments. This is just a nice, thoughtful touch!


🚫Hover like a helicopter pilot. Leave...Let the potential buyers explore on their own.

🚫Schedule your open house during a holiday weekend. Schedule it for a convenient weekend.

🚫Forget about curb appeal. This is going to be a potential buyer’s first impression of your home, so fix up your curb appeal to wow them right away!

🚫Leave your pets at home. Not everyone will love your fur baby as much as you do.

🚫Park cars in your driveway. Give potential buyers a clean slate and let their imagination do the rest.

I hope you never have to open your house to sell your home, but beware, times they are changing 😜