If you're in the market to sell your property and have been having a hard time selling it then you might want to consider holding an open house or home showing. Putting on an open house for your current home or condo will give you a greater chance of selling off your real estate property. At the very least, even if you don't sell your home immediately after an open house, it will get more potential buyers to know about your listing.
Home owners sometimes get antsy about putting on an open house because it seems like such a daunting task to prepare for and complete. Especially if it's their first open house showing. If that's you, try not to think that way. At least don't think that way after you finish reading our article as we provide you with tips on open house preparations. With our no fail open house preparation list you'll be ready to host potential buyers walking through your place in no time at all. So, here we go:
Open House Preparation Checklist:
-Clean your home. Make it as presentable as possible. That means cleaning it, de-cluttering it, and making it spotless.
-Advertise the open house. Put signs in your neighbourhood. Put an ad in the newspaper. Post it online. Make your open house ads descriptive and colourful.
-Re-arrange and re-organize furniture to maximize your home's living space.
-On the day of, puts signs with arrows pointing to your open house and tie balloons around them. Make it a spectacle to attract more people.
-Keep your driveway open and the front of your house free so cars have lots of nearby parking options.
-Leave out documents relevant to the house such as inspection reports.
-Be cheerful, positive and welcome each guest into your home. Make them feel like they could one day live there.
-Be open about your property and let interested buyers know about any repairs or renovations that have been made and that should be made in the future.
If you follow the above open house preparations checklist to host your own open house you should most definitely have a very successful open house. So, what are you waiting for? Get on it. Good luck!