Is an Open House a Good Idea for Getting Your House Sold?

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Should You Have an Open House? Is an open house a good idea when it comes to getting your house sold?  Truthfully, the answer is usually not.  Here’s why…. NAR (National Association of REALTORS®) statistics show that only about 1% of the time does a buyer for a property appear as the result of having viewed it at an Open House.  Certainly, we could easily make the argument that having that 1% chance alone is enough to justify having an Open House but there are…

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What Should You Know About REALTOR® Safety?

There’s been a bunch of media attention on REALTORS® that have been accosted, raped and even murdered while conducting business.  Although I’m sure it happens in other industries too, because I am a REALTOR® I wanted to share some thoughts about what’s happening and what you can do to help. Perhaps surprisingly, it’s not just women that are the subject of these attacks. Some of these attacks are robberies, others are more violent crimes. As detailed in the video below there, just recently two different…

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