Open house in Larson Ranch neighborhood in Colorado Springs.

Dated: October 16 2019

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Getting ready for an open house 101:

Step one: Find a house currently on the market to host open.

Step two: Pick a day and time.

Step three: Find someone to host with you. A fellow Realtor, your lender, a friend, a Home inspectoer ect. Safety First!

Step four: Print up some flyers. Some for the open house and some for door knocking the day before.

Step five: Make sure the MLS has the open house listed for the correct day and time.

Step six: Post your open house all over the internet. FB, Blog, Instagram, Twitter ect. (free is best) check out my open house here!

Step seven: Get sings to point people in the right direction.

Step eight: On the day before go around to the neighbors and pass out flyers inviting them to your open house.

Step nine: Get some snacks and drinks for the open house. Don't forget napkins and cups.

Step ten: Make sure you have a sign in sheet and pens. I bribe them with geft cards to give me their correct contact info.

On the day of your open house: 

Plan on getting to the house about an hour before to set up. Put out your signs remember to obey the city rules on where to place them. Do a quick walk of the house to check to make sure it's show ready and turn on all of the lights. Set out your flyers, business cards, market reports, snacks and drinks. Place you sign in sheet and pens somewhere that is easy for the visitors to fill out. 

Make sure you open up on on time. Greet your guests as they come and give them a feedback sheet. Let them look around on their own. Keep tabs on who all is in the house, remember safety first! Thank them as they leave and ask if they liked the house. Let them know that you can show them other houses in the area as well.

Make sure you can clean up the house, and turn off all the lights when it is over. Lock up and collect your signs. Let the seller know how it went.

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Alison Stopani

Alison Stopani Hi! I am native of Colorado Springs and for as long as I can remember, I have always loved real estate. I have a passion for people. I'm excited to help both Sellers and Buyers with th....

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