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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Our local paper has an open house section that is very well received, so we do an ad there.  In both MLS systems that service our area, all the social networks, our web site and blog, trulia, zillow, realtor.com, fliers and open house coming sign at the property and call the neighbors.

Jan 04, 2015 06:31 AM
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Shannon Milligan, Richmond VA Real Estate Agent/Associate Broker
RVA Home Team - Richmond, VA
RVA Home Team - Winning with Integrity.

MLS, Zillow, Trulia, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, emails, etc. Someone in our area made a Facebook page for Richmond VA Open Houses and we can all post our Open Houses on it for the weekend. Although the page hasn't taken off yet, I think it would with the right promotion of the page itself. 

Jan 04, 2015 05:41 AM
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Dipti Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
On a team with Praful Thakkar

Everywhere.

May 17, 2018 10:39 PM
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Ginger Harper
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team - Southport, NC
Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!

Yes we do...But we are not allowed to put our names on the Open House.

Do not want to advertise that we are female and alone waiting on anyone that comes through the door.

 

It is a bit scary at times..

 

Jan 04, 2015 09:50 AM
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Sharon Paxson
Compass - Newport Beach, CA
Newport Beach Real Estate

My brokerage advertises in in the open house directory. I also make sure to put it in MLS so that it gets picked up but other IDX feeds such as redfin, zillow, etc. On my website and here on Activerain as well.

Jan 04, 2015 08:48 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

My company posts in the newspaper, I post on various websites including MLS (people tell me this is where they find it), plenty of signs, email blast and notices in the neighborhood.

Jan 04, 2015 07:11 AM
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

Here is a link to the original challenge in 2013 and if you look in the comments, you'll see  a bunch of posts answering the question.

http://activerain.com/blogsview/3770095/crowdsourcing-the-way-to-an-amazing-open-house

 

Here is a link to the webinar from 2014.

http://activerain.com/open-house-ideas

 

Jan 04, 2015 04:54 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Dipti nailed this one!

Jul 16, 2018 06:22 AM
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Ajay Pandya
e-Merge Real Estate - Columbus, OH
Realtor Ajay Pandya

Online and MLS.

Jan 07, 2018 12:00 PM
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Dave Halpern
Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827 - Louisville, KY
Louisville Short Sale Expert

Aggressively in Facebook to targeted audiences

Nov 05, 2017 09:59 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Blog posts, signs, invitations.

Oct 29, 2017 07:16 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Online on all web portals - including Facebook Ads.

Aug 13, 2017 08:46 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Ginger Harper how interesting! It does have sense.......I used to have many open houses, sometimes up to 4/week ( different properties and time).

Jan 07, 2015 04:47 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I'm going to do it right now with my listing: MLS announcement, AR blog post, spreading to Google+, FB pro pages, Twitter, LI, ( with additional reminding one day before OH),  fliers for OH, posts to community announcement boards( this one is in gated community), many OH signs with information about OH +optional: fliers invitation on the door steps( if it is a first OH), email blast to realtors, etc.

Jan 07, 2015 04:45 PM
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Kevin Flinn
Platinum Realty LLC - Kansas City, MO

Thanks for the input.  I am thinking about doing an open house soon and wanted to hear what people had to say.

Jan 05, 2015 02:57 AM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I have tried all methods to make open houses work, but they just don't in my market. 

Jan 04, 2015 10:43 AM
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

Great question.  I'm not a real estate agent and I'm sure you'll get some great input from them.  But, I have noticed a bunch of them advertise on here by writing blog posts.  Also, I believe there is a whole crowdsourcing post and webinar on that topic from a year or two ago.  You may want to do a search within AR.

Jan 04, 2015 04:51 AM