Realtor confronts HOA for trashing open house signs

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Realtor Jeff Sibbach had over $250 worth of open house signs thrown away by the local HOA — and he’s at his wit’s end …

Realtor confronts HOA for trashing open house signs

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Realtor Jeff Sibbach had over $250 worth of open house signs thrown away by the local HOA — and he’s at his wit’s end …

The top 7 pre-game rituals for throwing an open house

What is open house protocol? In this week’s video, Peter Lorimer of PLG Estates discusses the open house best practices that will wow your potential buyers and your sellers …

5 pro tips to spark major open-house buzz

Are open houses a waste of time and resources? Or do they produce buyers for a home? Of course, the answer to these questions lies in the event itself. The success of an open house depends on the planning and execution, as well as your level of creativ…

How RealScout’s free open house cookies campaign went viral

Since its beginnings, RealScout has focused on building an innovative and empowering home search experience that keeps the agent in control while giving buyers the search tools they’ve come to expect. So when it came time to develop relationships with new agents, we didn’t think in terms of how many people we could reach — we asked ourselves how many people we could truly delight …

5 surprisingly simple ways to get people to your open house

An open house is one of the oldest and easiest ways to meet prospective homebuyers and home sellers. In theory, all you do is throw a few yard signs around the neighborhood, unlock the door, and the buyers and sellers come flocking in like people to a giveaway. But, the truth is that it isn’t quite so easy, is it …

4 next-level open house tips for Realtors

I know for a lot of agents, the 4th of July long weekend is just another opportunity to get buyers into your listings. We reached out on Twitter and Facebook using #openhousetip to get some great, insider knowledge on how to throw the best open house a…

If we could stop making fun of QR codes for a minute, we could see their value

A QR code is a means of communicating data with built-in redundancy for increased accuracy of the message …

Open house marketing: 4 things sellers should avoid

Most of us are all too familiar with the television channel HGTV with its lavish home remodels and spunky hosts. Although it has given the common man both firsthand glimpses into the ins and outs of home maintenance and great tips for buying and sellin…