Craig Siphers, Your Trusted Bitterroot Valley Real Estate Advisor (EXIT Realty Bitterroot Valley, Inc.)

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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
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Go to Activerain University and there is good information there about how to have a successful open house.

Apr 15, 2017 07:23 PM
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Mimi Foster
Falcon Property Solutions - Colorado Springs, CO
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Here are a couple of ideas:

Not Your Typical Boring Open House

Getting Open House Results (very similar to ^^)

Apr 15, 2017 08:36 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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As Debbie Reynolds said, ARU is the place to find it!  Good luck, Craig Siphers!

Apr 15, 2017 09:44 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
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I would go on the AR site and search there for Open House tips. You won't get as many eyes here, and I bet many AR members have shared their suggestions for a successful open house in their posts. Debbie Reynolds  has a good idea, too!

Apr 15, 2017 08:20 PM
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Bob Crane
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http://activerain.com/blogsview/4748288/what-does-your-realtor-do-during-the-open-house-

http://activerain.com/blogsview/4880342/4-key-tips-to-running-an-exceptional-open-house

http://activerain.com/blogsview/4762362/open-house--the-wrong-way--another-funny-training-video

Thousands of them here on AR, here are a few links to start with.

Apr 15, 2017 08:20 PM
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Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota FL 941-882-0322
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Debbie Reynolds has a good suggestion for you, Craig Siphers!   

Apr 15, 2017 08:11 PM
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Craig Siphers
EXIT Realty Bitterroot Valley, Inc. - Stevensville, MT
Your Trusted Bitterroot Valley Real Estate Advisor

Huge response.  Thanks a million.... or should I say my new team members thank you a Million Dollars.

 

Craig

Apr 15, 2017 09:55 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
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We use Craigslist to notify the public on our open houses. We get a lot of good feedback and good turn out.  We also announce these in our local MLS, realtor.com and social media via the company Facebook and Twitter accounts. We do get results. Don't foget the importance of your local paper if they have an "open house" section.

Apr 15, 2017 08:45 PM
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You may want to try the search from Bing to search AR.  It will get you the results for public posts as a minimum.

Apr 15, 2017 07:40 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Yes, querry Open House in the search and do some hunting.

 

Apr 15, 2017 07:36 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

thanks Debbie Reynolds 

Apr 16, 2017 05:46 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
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There is so much info it would be hard to nail down what would offer you the best input. Others have given great advice.

Apr 16, 2017 05:25 AM
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Michael Jacobs
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As Endre Barath, Jr. responded this can be a "controversial" subject here but there are plenty of posts you can find here as well as on ActiveRain University.   I think the best approach for an open house event is the right attitude.  Good luck.  

Apr 16, 2017 05:08 AM
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Carol Williams
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Oh yeah... ActiveRain is the place to be.

Apr 16, 2017 04:58 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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I don't do open houses, so have never looked for those tips on Active Rain, but I do know people have written good posts in the past. Google the topic and you'll find a ton of information you could use.

Apr 16, 2017 04:31 AM
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Peter Mohylsky. Broker -BRIX REALTY
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Good ideas across the board,. Fantastic support from. Ar members. 

Apr 16, 2017 03:59 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
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I see you already received some great suggestions! I'm sure you can find the information you need now!

Apr 16, 2017 02:56 AM
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Praful Thakkar
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Craig Siphers - excellent links from Mimi Foster!

Apr 15, 2017 11:41 PM
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
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Craig I am a big fan of Open House 20+ years of success in the Los Angeles Market... needless to say I have written many posts about it... this is always controversial on this platform... I find it those members who live in Metropolitan areas are fans and those in the suburban areas not so much...Endre

Apr 15, 2017 09:52 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
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You have plenty f great ideas here...

Apr 15, 2017 09:17 PM
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Craig,

Good idea,  A

Apr 15, 2017 08:31 PM
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William Feela
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This is the Q and Q section, try searching the actual blog section

Apr 15, 2017 07:33 PM
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Michael J. Perry
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Then you should REBLOG it

Apr 16, 2017 06:52 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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I would visit AR University and embrace the LPMAMA formula taught  Ben Kinney

Apr 16, 2017 05:44 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Follow the blogs by Barbara Todaro

Apr 16, 2017 05:38 AM
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ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
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You could do that.

Here is what you should be seeking to discover.

1. What are the 5 legitimate PURPOSES for conducting and open house.

2. The infrastructure needed for each PURPOSE

3. Empowerment mechanisms created by the seller and/or agent

4. How to harvest the ripples each PURPOSE creates

5. The correct sequence of PURPOSE for a new listing.

Best of success.

Apr 16, 2017 05:25 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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Debbie has it right, lots of blueprints you can follow to put a great blog together on many subjects.

Apr 18, 2017 07:08 AM
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Gita Bantwal
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Yes

Apr 17, 2017 06:01 AM
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Apr 16, 2017 07:32 PM
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Prepare for the flood - you're gonna get lots of info now!

Apr 16, 2017 04:31 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Debbie Reynolds nailed this one!

Apr 16, 2017 10:02 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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The University sounds like the best and easiest place to go.  Searching "Open House" would probably get you too many blogs about "Open house this sunday".

Apr 16, 2017 09:33 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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No doubt you will find many blog posts on this topic.  As Debbie Reynolds mentions ARU is a good resource ... also just to a key word search and all the posts will show up.

Apr 16, 2017 07:27 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
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Yes, good idea - use the AR resources, you got some good advice.

Apr 16, 2017 07:21 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
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Your thinking is sound....cary-on Craig

Apr 16, 2017 07:01 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
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write that in the search box and you'll see many....

Apr 16, 2017 06:36 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Debbie Reynolds has you covered on this!

Apr 16, 2017 06:19 AM
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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

Sure, sounds like a good plan.

Apr 16, 2017 06:05 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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Happy you asked and have gotten so many answers that i can go through and check them out as well. 

Apr 16, 2017 05:41 AM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
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I am really late to this question and see it has already been answered at least  as well as I could.

Mar 26, 2018 04:50 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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I'd suggest to use a ''search'' feature and find format you like. I use Canva to create my open house artwork for social medias. 

Apr 16, 2017 04:12 PM
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great read

Apr 16, 2017 03:55 PM