Is an Open House Really Necessary When Selling a Home?

Is an open house really necessary when selling a home? As a seller, you are probably screaming HECK YEAH I WANT AN OPEN HOUSE—AND I WANT IT NOW…right? But, trust me, you don’t—YOU REALLY, REALLY DON’T and HERE’S WHY… Why Open Houses Don’t Work If you think not having an open house while you are trying to

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The SHOCKING Truth About Open Houses

As you drive through Any City, USA, on any given weekend, everywhere you turn there are open house signs. Colorful balloons and streamers are trying to catch your attention to pull you into that house for sale. But there is really a shocking truth about open houses every seller should know. Open houses for decades

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Opendoor to team up with real estate agents to better market its homes

Opendoor, one of the leaders in the iBuyer space, is testing a new program that involves co-listing properties with real estate agents outside of its organization. The company has already identified a number of real estate firm it intends to partner with in the program, as it bids to expand its business model that offers

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Liven up home tours with background music, experts say

Real estate agents believe soft, subtle music in the background might be just what you need to create that emotional pull that draws prospective buyers to your home.

Winter misery takes its toll on real estate

The harsh winter weather throughout the country is shuttering open houses, delaying closings, and keeping some home buyers out of the market.

Are Open Houses Being Underutilized?

Open houses can generate a lot of buyer traffic for a listing, but they are held for only a small fraction of listings. According to a HomeFinder.com study, open houses were held to reach potential buyers for only 6.3 percent of listings nationwide.

A Top Five “Just Listed” in the US

Here are five properties “just listed” from some of America’s leading real estate brokers. The properties are presented randomly and across the spectrum of price and location. RealtyBizNews offers these listings as an industry service, we are in no way affiliated with the companies mentioned.

Agents are Clowning Around, Trying to Sell Luxury Homes

Real estate professionals involved in selling luxury homes are having to think more and more outside of the box in order to lure potential buyers to their multi-million dollar mansions, with the latest ideas including free Botox treatments, hosting mini-circuses, and lately, parading models outside the property. “The price is still the key, but what

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Survey Shows 34% of Realtors Feel “Unsafe on the Job”

A new survey of more than 450 professional real estate agents conducted by Moby, the personal safety application developer, showed that 34% of them feel unsafe on the job “sometimes”. The majority of those who had felt unsafe at one time or another were female real estate agents, with 42% saying they had felt unsafe

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