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open house

In residential real estate sales,an opportunity for prospective home buyers to tour a home offered for sale, or a model home, during a time period when it will be open for all visitors. Shoppers trying to refine their ideas regarding housing needs should not hesitate to attend open houses—they are not wasting the agent's time.Real estate agents and brokers welcome opportunities to tell prospective buyers about other properties if the present one is not appropriate and are also eager to assist prospective sellers who are just checking out the market and possible prices to ask for their own homes.

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Furman, who stopped holding open houses seven years ago, noted that many agents are afraid to tell their clients what they need to hear, and choose instead to offer feel-good services like open houses to placate a client who would be better served by an honest conversation about what really works in the real estate market.
By harnessing the power of current technologies and the Internet's popularity as a real estate marketing and research tool, we've created a solutions-oriented site that makes open houses more convenient, meaningful and safe, while providing its users with a number of marketing, sales and consumer tools that support industry-wide success.
Running through November 12, Highlyann Krasnow, executive vice president for The Developers Group said, "We wanted prospective buyers to feel the convenience of having a luxury car at their disposal and the ease of traveling to a number of open houses in one day.
At Edwards Air Force Base, World War II-era fighters and a bomber will fly at the base's two-day open house along with a stealthy supersonic F/A- 22 Raptor, a remote-controlled Predator spy plane, and a tilt-rotor CV-22 Osprey that takes off like a helicopter but flies like an airplane.
Off-season tours and open houses are often quiet and can be a bit bleak and forbidding, depending upon your geographic location.
Based on the success of our previous National Open House Month, we decided to again make it convenient for consumers to tour as many CENTURY 21 open houses as possible during October, and at the same time generate energy in the market this Fall," said Tom Kunz, president and chief executive officer of Century 21 Real Estate LLC.
Over the past four rounds, we have been attempting to move the open houses around in each of our six regions to maximize the opportunity for those interested in attending," said Carl G.
For the first time, Beacon area real estate brokers will join together to present a BEacon Citywide Open House, showing over 50 single family houses to the home-buying public on Sunday, September 17, from 1:00 p.
According to the NAR[R] '2007 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers,' 48 percent of prospective buyers use Open Houses as a source of information and 57 percent of sellers reported that their Realtor[R] used an Open House to market their property.
I think it is important for people concerned about our forest to attend these open houses.
For the buyer, the site provides real-time information about open houses in specific areas.