Open houses have been a standard practice in seller representation for decades; however, not all open houses are successful. By carefully selecting which listings are suitable for an open house, then preparing the sellers for the event, you set yourself up for a productive afternoon. This course walks you through the steps involved in planning for and hosting a successful open house. Open houses pose some security risks, but they are not the only safety threat that real estate professionals face. The second half of this course looks at safety from multiple angles, and offers practical ways to protect yourself while working with clients, at the office, and when you are at home.
Highlights in this course include:
- Evaluating when to choose a virtual tour instead of an open house
- Preparing your seller for an open house
- Conducting a successful and safe open house
- Protecting your personal safety through your everyday actions