Will an Open House Help Sell your Home?


You’ve probably seen signs around the area for Open Houses. You may have even attended a few. These are open invitations for potential buyers to drop by on a certain day and time, to check out the property and get more information.

When you’re listing your home for sale, you might wonder whether you’ll 
need to have an Open House.  To answer that question, yes, I do think it's worth it! Please consider these points below.

Of course I understand planning and hosting an open house isn’t as easy as it may seem. There’s a 
lot of preparation involved. In addition, you’ll likely spend hours making your property look its best and you’ll need to be away from your home for a good part of that day.

That being said, an Open House has many advantages.

• It helps showcase features of your property that may not come 
across well in advertisements and listing descriptions.

• It attracts potential buyers who, for any number of reasons, might not 
otherwise call to view the home.

• It generates a buzz and publicity about your listing.


Did you know there are a lot of simple ways to make your home even MORE attractive to potential buyers than it already is?

You don't necessarily need to invest in a major renovation or redecorating project. Often just a few simple changes in and around your home can dramatically increase its visual appeal to buyers.

In fact, I've seen homes sell much more quickly and for a higher price simply because they "show" a little better.

I'd be happy to share these tips and ideas with you. Please call or email me anytime.

Thanks, Alisa Sakamoto
RE/MAX Westcoast
604.644.1044



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