ELLING your home is one of the most stressful things to go through in life, second only to weddings and funerals. Not only do you have to organise your finances and pick a new place to call home, you also need to sell your existing home to make all of this possible.
Having an ‘open house’ event is becoming an increasingly popular way to sell a home among working professionals and busy parents. Inviting all prospective buyers to view a property on a single day means less inconvenience for the seller and creates a competitive atmosphere which often leads to buyers placing higher offers.
Romans estate agents wouldn’t want a seller to go to all the trouble of getting their home ready and have no one show up, so they go above and beyond to market open house events, and manage them every step of the way, leaving sellers to get on with searching for their next property.
Even if you don’t accept any of the offers placed on the day, an open house provides a good indication of the level of buyer interest in your home, what they are prepared to pay so you can ascertain whether the asking price is accurate.
The process begins with the sending of post and email invitations to our extensive buyer database.We then telephone customers who we know are actively looking for properties like yours to notify them of the event.The local press will then be asked to feature your open house to ensure we get as many attendees as possible.
Open houses aren’t just open to Romans buyers but to the general public, meaning you can attract a wide range of buyers.As buyers don’t need to make an appointment you are also more likely to attract a wider range of people including those who just happen to be passing by.
On the day of the open house, our agents run the show.They will guide the attendees through the property and answer any questions they may have. Whether you attend the event is completely up to you, but you can rest assured that your property is in safe hands.
The magic of an open house is the competitive atmosphere it creates, much like a good clothing sale. It’s surprising how many buyers will make on the spot offers to ensure they can buy their perfect home.
The agents on-site will look after all negotiations on your behalf, helping you achieve the best possible price for your property and often giving you a choice of buyers.
To find out more about our complimentary open house service, contact Romans on 01344 985 666.