Tuesday, July 23, 2019 / by Vanessa Saunders
1. Take a good look around your neighborhood.
We don't believe open houses are particularly helpful in selling a house, but you can use them to scope out the competition. Find some open houses in your area with similar houses and spend a couple weekends touring them to get a feel for the market. (Keep in mind that open houses are usually used by REALTORS® to find buyers so be ready for "buyer" questions by the attending sales agent.) Ask the agent what they think the property is likely to sell for and how long it has been on the market. The older the listing, the more likely it's overpriced.
2. Take a good look arou ...